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Mr Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma (Msholozi)

Date of Birth: 12/04/1942
Place of Birth: Nkandla, KwaZulu-Natal Province


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Unbowed, Zuma seeks revenge

For ex-President Jacob Zuma and his allies, the election of Cyril Ramaphosa as leader of the African National Congress was a serious blow but by no means the end of the matter...


No farewell to arms deals

The coming trial of Jacob Zuma, the ousted President, could cause diplomatic difficulties as well as local political ructions...

Among these was the ANC's former chief of intelligence, Jacob Zuma...


Zumaists and Ramaphorians

President Cyril Ramaphosa could face his toughest test yet when former President Jacob Zuma has his day in court on 6 April, as tensions between their respective factions in the African National Congress resurface...


Ramaphosa begins world tour

A slower-burning issue is the Britain-South Africa relationship which weakened considerably under Jacob Zuma's presidency...


Zexit, Ramaphoria, then political landmines

The EFF's tactical win reveals the new political landscape after the forced resignation of Jacob Zuma on 14 February...

When the Guptas saw the tide turn against former President Jacob Zuma, they withdrew from the deal with Denel, incurring losses of roughly R500 million ($43 mn...

Zuma removed Gordhan again in March 2017 because he was standing in the way of a nuclear deal with Russia which South Africa neither needed nor could afford (AC Vol 56 No 25, Jacob Zuma's costly week & Vol 58 No 8, Zuma's edifice starts to wobble & Gigaba raises sights still higher)...

' March 2017: President Jacob Zuma calls for the amendment of the constitution to provide for land expropriation without compensation...

14 February 2018: The ANC leadership forces Jacob Zuma to resign...


Kabila's survival strategy

Zuma's exit deepens Kabila's regional isolation Southern African support for President Joseph Kabila is beginning to wobble following the ousting of Jacob Zuma, a key ally of the Congolese President...


Not yet Team Ramaphosa

There are now three discernible factions: the reformers around Ramaphosa, to which the whole economic team belongs; the hardline supporters of former President Jacob Zuma and his ex-wife Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma; and the New Premier League, those provincial chiefs who have broken away from the Zumas and have their own business and political bases outside the national centres of power...

He has brought back two finance ministers summarily fired by Jacob Zuma for rebuffing demands for easy access to state funds that benefited the Gupta brothers' businesses...


A Saint Valentine's Day massacre, of sorts

When it came, the end for Jacob Zuma came quickly...

Claiming credit for the Zexit After nine years of Jacob Zuma's presidency and patronage, there is no shortage of activists who can claim a role in his downfall...


Zuma goes down fighting

The African National Congress has decided to remove President Jacob Zuma from office after a tenure dogged by corruption, scandal and economic stagnation...

Ten days that sank Zuma Sunday 4 February: African National Congress top six meet with Jacob Zuma following the mandate from the party's National Executive Committee (NEC) to negotiate his resignation...


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