I am not going to step aside simply because I have not been found guilty by any court of lawCourt delays Zuma trial Feb 05, 2009
You can't leave South Africa without resolving this matter. That is what I am expectingS. Africa to push Zimbabwe to name Cabinet Nov 07, 2008
We need to accept the reality that President Mandela, who is loved by all of us, young and old, men and women, black and white, is not young any moreMandela's daughter says he is doing well Feb 11, 2011
I think there has been a greater understanding of what we are trying to do in Zimbabwe and what are the concernsProtesters greet Zuma in London Mar 05, 2010
I don't know why they are continuing thinking that their culture is more superior than others, those who might have said soZuma: British view Africans as 'barbaric' Mar 03, 2010
Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma (born 12 April 1942) is the President of South Africa, elected by parliament following his party's victory in the 2009 general election.
Zuma is the President of the African National Congress (ANC), the governing political party, and was Deputy President of South Africa from 1999 to 2005. Zuma is also referred to by his initials JZ and his clan name Msholozi. Zuma became the President of the ANC on 18 December 2007 after defeating incumbent Thabo Mbeki at the ANC conference in Polokwane. Zuma was also a member of the South African Communist Party (SACP), briefly serving on the party's Politburo until he left the party in 1990. On 20 September 2008, Thabo Mbeki announced his resignation after being recalled by the African National Congress's National Executive Committee, following a conclusion by Judge Nicholson of improper interference in the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA), including the prosecution of Jacob Zuma for corruption.
Zuma has faced significant legal challenges. He was charged with rape in 2005, but was acquitted. In addition, he fought a long legal battle over allegations of racketeering and corruption, resulting from his financial advisor Schabir Shaik's conviction for corruption and fraud. On 6 April 2009, the National Prosecuting Authority decided to drop the charges citing political interference.