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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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Amina jumps to the front

The ANC is due to hold its elective conference at the end of 2017 at the latest; Dlamini-Zuma's supporters argue that she is one of the few contenders who might be able to hold the party together as efforts to dismiss President Jacob Zuma, her ex-husband, gather steam (AC Vol 57 No 21, Stalwarts push for Zuma's exit)...


Stalwarts push for Zuma's exit

This month, the fight between President Jacob Zuma and his diminishing band of defenders on the one hand and on the other, the gutsy former Public Protector Thulisile Madonsela and Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan entered its critical phase...

The high cost of Jacob Zuma A senior African National Congress veteran flew to London last week to deliver a devastating verdict on President Jacob Zuma's rule and prospects for the future...


Zuma largesse under fire

Some ANC officials see a critical weakening in President Jacob Zuma's support base as his opponents pick off his allies in government one by one, they have told Africa Confidential...

An approach was made to see whether Ramaphosa would be willing to continue as Deputy President should Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Jacob Zuma's ex-wife and his favourite in the succession stakes, become party and then national President, we hear...


Ramaphosa ready for launch

He is set to lead the national Heritage Day celebration on 24 September at Galeshewe Stadium, Kimberley, in the Northern Cape, an event usually addressed by President Jacob Zuma (AC Vol 57 No 18, Funeral fusillade hits Zuma)...


Funeral fusillade hits Zuma

The funerals of veteran African National Congress leaders have become informal hustings where ANC and South African Communist Party (SACP) leaders can vent their anger about Jacob Zuma's presidency...

A calm, undemonstrative man, his manner is conciliatory, which is attractive to those who are unhappy with the prospect of either Cyril Ramaphosa, who has impressed less as time goes on, or Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, whom they see as President Jacob Zuma's political heir, leading the country...


Zuma carries on regardless

Its only prospect of hanging on would have been to form a coalition with Malema, whose condition for acceptance – sacking President Jacob Zuma – made that an impossibility...

While the ANC's poor showing has shocked its leaders, they are still failing to act on what some call the 'elephant in the room': Jacob Zuma, who was the face of the party's campaign...


Nkosazana's trial balloon

KZN matters in the leadership race because it has the largest ANC provincial membership and is bedrock Jacob Zuma country...


ANC unruffled by DA surge

Amid the glamour and the fizz, a puzzled President Jacob Zuma told the crowd in the main speech of the evening that he 'could not understand why black people voted for the opposition Democratic Alliance'...


The big rand short

Business circles have been buzzing with reports about those companies which made a bonanza as the currency crashed in the wake of the crisis caused by President Jacob Zuma sacking Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene last December (AC Vol 56 No 25, Jacob Zuma's costly week)...


Hacks off

A senior SABC television news editor in the Eastern Cape, Thami Dickson, has been taken off air for using what managers called 'overly critical' words to describe President Jacob Zuma's presidency, we hear...


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