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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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EFF-ANC alliance floated

The implacable enmity between Malema and President Jacob Zuma is an immediate obstacle but Dlamini-Zuma's camp is thinking about a deal after both men have ceased to lead their parties, we hear...


The great growth divide

For much of that period, President Jacob Zuma had been indirectly attacking the then Finance Minister, Pravin Gordhan's, efforts to cut corruption and rein in state spending on mismanaged projects...


Zuma's chaos theory

Nothing seems to stick to South Africa's President Jacob Zuma and the more he is attacked, the more powerfully he bounces back, albeit at the expense of his rapidly waning credibility...


Economically bankrupt

The embattled African National Congress is rapidly running out of money as funders desert the party because of the increasingly erratic behaviour of its leader, President Jacob Zuma...


Everyone's fault but Zuma's

President Jacob Zuma has been trying to undermine his critics by claiming that all public attacks on his actions – whether in the media, from opposition parties or within the governing African National Congress (ANC) – are orchestrated by 'white monopoly capital'...

Or does it take President Jacob Zuma at his word and embrace his promise of 'radical economic transformation', its own declared goal...

Its leader Julius Malema's solution to the political conundrum is to promise to join forces with the ANC but only if it drops Zuma and its name (AC Vol 58 No 4, The state of Jacob Zuma's presidency )...


No place to hide

Humiliatingly shunned by both the powerful business community and the forces of labour and the left, President Jacob Zuma is on the defensive as never before...


Spinning Africa in Europe

The UK's largest public relations firm, founded by Lord Timothy Bell, a former election advisor to the late British Conservative Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, Bell Pottinger has now cut its ties with the controversial Gupta family – which has a close business relationship with South African President Jacob Zuma and his family – after losing two major clients with ties to South Africa because of their concern about its contract with Oakbay Investments, the Guptas' holding company (AC Vol 57 No 21, Stalwarts push for Zuma's exit)...


Mr Gigabyte's baptism of fire

Meanwhile, the rand had already taken a beating on foreign exchange markets after tens of thousands of demonstrators, including supporters of the governing African National Congress (ANC), poured into the streets to protest against Gordhan being fired and demanding that President Jacob Zuma stand down...


The trillion rand thank you

Much of the raison d'être of the controversial 1 trillion rand (US$72 billion) nuclear deal with Russia rests on President Jacob Zuma's belief that he owes his life to President Vladimir Putin, say sources close to the Zuma family...


Zuma's edifice starts to wobble

Pro-democracy forces brought tens of thousands of protestors into South Africa's streets last week following President Jacob Zuma's ousting of Pravin Gordhan from the Finance Ministry and his replacement with Malusi Gigaba...

Foreign and domestic investors are worried by the plunge in the local currency, the rand, and the downgrading of South Africa's credit rating to 'junk' status that followed Gordhan's sacking (AC Vol 58 No 4, The state of Jacob Zuma's presidency)...

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