Jacob Zuma

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His Excellency
Jacob Zuma
Jacob Zuma.jpg
4th President of South Africa
In office
9 May 2009 – 14 February 2018
Deputy Kgalema Motlanthe
Cyril Ramaphosa
Preceded by Kgalema Motlanthe
Succeeded by Cyril Ramaphosa
President of the African National Congress
In office
18 December 2007 – 18 December 2017
Deputy Kgalema Motlanthe
Cyril Ramaphosa
Preceded by Thabo Mbeki
Succeeded by Cyril Ramaphosa
Deputy President of South Africa
In office
14 June 1999 – 14 June 2005
President Thabo Mbeki
Preceded by Thabo Mbeki
Succeeded by Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka
Personal details
Born Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma
(1942-04-12) 12 April 1942 (age 77)
Nkandla, South Africa
Political party African National Congress
Spouse(s) Gertrude Sizakele Khumalo (m. 1973)
Kate Mantsho (m. 1976; d. 2000)
Nkosazana Dlamini (m. 1982; div. 1998)
Nompumelelo Ntuli (m. 2008)
Thobeka Mabhija (m. 2010)
Gloria Bongekile Ngema (m. 2012)
Children 20 (estimated), including Gugulethu, Thuthukile and Duduzane

Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma (Zulu: [geɮʱejiɬeˈkisa ˈzʱuma]; born 12 April 1942) is a South African politician who served as the fourth President of South Africa from the 2009 general election until his resignation on 14 February 2018. Zuma is also referred to by his initials JZ and his clan name Msholozi.

References

  1. Citizen, Jacob Zuma leaves men’s conference early, 15 February 2019
  2. News24, Zuma's infamous late-night Cabinet reshuffle takes centre stage in ConCourt, 15 February 2019
  3. Citizen, Constitutional Court faces Jacob Zuma conundrum, 15 February 2019
  4. Times LIVE, Post-presidency: Jacob Zuma is still making headlines, 15 February 2019
  5. The South African, Jacob Zuma: The man with multiple wives shares his Valentine’s Day message, 15 February 2019