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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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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...


Democrats under fire

Africa votes in 2016 Country Date Type Uganda February General Yoweri Museveni repressed opposition and fixed vote CAR February-March Presidential & legislative Sporadic organisational problems Niger February-March Presidential & legislative Mahamadou Issoufou won presidential vote in 2nd round after fixes Cape Verde March Legislative Widely seen as credible Benin March Presidential Over 30 contenders and credible poll Congo-Brazzaville March Presidential Denis Sassou-Nguesso pushed constitutional changes fixed election Tanzania (Zanzibar) March Regional Zanzibar election rerun widely condemned Senegal March Referendum Credible vote after hesitation on reforms Comoros February-April Presidential Constitutional court to decide on 2nd round vote Sudan April Referendum on Darfur Omer el Beshir repressed opposition fixed vote threatens new offensive Equatorial Guinea April Presidential Teodoro Obiang repressed opposition and fixed vote Chad April Presidential Idriss Déby Itno repressed opposition and fixed vote Djibouti April Presidential Ismaïl Omar Guelleh repressed opposition and fixed vote Gabon August Presidential Ali Ben Bongo in tight race history of fixing Zambia August Presidential Edgar Lungu in tight race; his supporters threaten opposition Cape Verde August Presidential Shootings raise tension South Africa August Local elections Critical test of Jacob Zuma's leadership...

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A charter for trouble

Part of the influential Premier League lobby group within the governing ANC Magashule is one of President Jacob Zuma's closest allies...


ANC cries 'mayday'

NUMSA split from Cosatu after turning against President Jacob Zuma (AC Vol 55 No 20 Labour movement schism deepens)...


Zuma's many foes mobilise

Jacob Zuma's ultimate test may come on 27 April – South African Freedom Day – when a broad coalition of civic and faith-based organisations social movements and political activists including many former ANC leaders will engage in country-wide actions which could include marches on the Presidency in Pretoria...


Rabat's Cold War manoeuvre

The presence of the virtually unknown Ntombenhle Perpetua Msiza said to be a daughter of South African President Jacob Zuma spoke volumes about the distance between Moroccan and South African centres of power...


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