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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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Mabuza changes the race

Taking a high-stakes gamble ahead of the leadership elections in December, President Jacob Zuma has broken with the African National Congress's traditional allies in the Communist Party and the trade union movement to promote his own acolytes in a surprise reshuffle on 17 October...


Balancing the good cop with the bad

The rare intervention followed the KPMG finding – in an internal investigation last month – that the firm's dealings with three Indian brothers who are close friends of President Jacob Zuma 'fell considerably short' of its own standards (AC Vol 58 No 19, KPMG feels the Gupta heat)...


KPMG feels the Gupta heat

The firm also disowned a confidential report they prepared for the South African Revenue Services (SARS) in 2014, which stated that former finance minister Pravin Gordhan knew, or ought to have known, that a rogue investigations unit within the agency was spying on President Jacob Zuma and his allies (AC Vol 55 No 23, Hard times for the revenue service)...


ANC contest lands in court

The ruling effectively disbanded the provincial structure led by chairman Sihle Zikalala, a close ally of President Jacob Zuma...


'Dirty tricks' target Cyril

Patrice Motsepe holds no political office but he and his family have enormous influence in the ANC (AC Vol 56 No 25, Jacob Zuma's costly week)...


Can the usurpers unite?

Twenty minutes after Speaker Baleka Mbete had announced on 8 August that the President had survived yet another confidence vote, a beaming Jacob Zuma, surrounded by bodyguards, swept into the parliamentary precinct in Cape Town...


ANC dilemma deepens

As South Africa's political crisis deepens ahead of the no-confidence motion vote aimed at ousting President Jacob Zuma on 8 August, a broad front of civil society organisations is poised to bring hundreds of thousands of people on to the streets to demand that Zuma step down...


No last trump for AGOA

In a Policy Discussion Document published in early June, South Africa's ruling African National Congress urged President Jacob Zuma's government to preserve AGOA but said it would adopt a 'wait-and-see approach' until Washington offered more detail on its African trade policy...


Cyril's musical chairs

Ramaphosa needs to integrate powerful competing factional interests and persuade other ANC presidential contenders to throw in their lot with him if they are to beat Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, President Jacob Zuma's former wife and his chosen candidate to succeed him as party leader (AC Vol 58 No 1, Power struggle goes nuclear)...


Factional fireworks threaten party

Ministers and President Jacob Zuma's own Chief Operations Officer, Lakela Kaunda, have authenticated the accounts of their meetings and business dealings with the Guptas which are mentioned in the emails...

What emerges from the leaked Gupta email cache is a system whereby the Guptas – through befriending Jacob Zuma's son Duduzane – have obtained influence with a series of party officials who, once appointed to the cabinet on their recommendation, have then directly chosen and appointed senior ministerial advisors...

President Jacob Zuma and his allies are widely seen as responsible for the fraudulent inflation of ANC numbers in the province to ensure the election of Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma to the presidency at December's national conference (AC Vol 58 No 8, New script in KwaZulu-Natal)...


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