Jacob Zuma has chance to deliver on South Africa’s dreams

Cyril Ramaphosa and Jacob Zuma make a winning team (photo:dpa)
Cyril Ramaphosa and Jacob Zuma make a winning team (photo:dpa)

South African President Jacob Zuma saw off his opponents and re-established his position at the top of the ANC. Now he could be in a stronger position to deliver on the nation’s post-apartheid hopes, with the return to frontline politics of his new union and business-friendly deputy, Cyril Ramaphosa.

JACOB Zuma, re-elected President of South Africa in December 2012, has become an increasingly controversial figure in the eyes of his African National Congress party and even more so among general South African public opinion.

He has extraordinary support from the party’s rank and file and the party’s machinery is well-oiled, organised and secure, allowi...

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