Tag Archives: jacob zuma

Jacob Zuma accused of nepotism after giving daughter ministry position

Jacob Zuma, the president of South Africa, is facing accusations of nepotism after his daughter was appointed to a senior position in a government ministry at the age of 25.
Thuthukile Zuma was named chief of staff in the department of telecommunications and postal services, making her the …

South Africa’s ruling ANC sweep towards victory, with early results showing union-favouring left wing rivals suffered heavy losses


Around one million South Africans born since white-minority rule to vote
Ruling ANC set to prevail even among those with no memory of apartheid
President Jacob Zuma expected to keep power despite string of scandals

South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) party swept…

South African President Jacob Zuma must pay back £14 million of taxpayers’ money used to build a swimming pool, football pitch and an amphitheatre at his private compound

By Jane Flanagan In Cape Town

Damning 400 page report says Zuma profited ‘unethically’ from public funds
The report also mentions that he did this by accident
The extensions to his compound included a ‘fire pool’ and a helipad
Many neighbors were moved out of the area to…