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Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma (Msholozi)

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


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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...


Destabilising NGOs

President Jacob Zuma's office is drafting a bill to restrict foreign funding for local non-governmental organisations and to compel international NGOs (INGOs) operating in South Africa to be licensed by the government Africa Confidential can reveal...


Guptas' export drive

The brothers are well known for their closeness to President Jacob Zuma who has been accused of using his influence to favour their businesses...


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