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South Africa's President Jacob Zuma - a profile

Lions nuzzle at the Entabeni Safari Conservancy in Limpopo, 300 kms northeast of Johannesburg, on July 31, 2012. Only 20,000 wild lions remain on the continent. A lobby group asked a South African court to reinstate an advertisement urging President Jacob Zuma to act against the trade in lion bones, which was removed from the country's main airport.


Omar al-Bashir, Sudan Al-Bashir’s crimes are considerable. In 1993 he disbanded the military junta that had brought him to dominance and installed himself as Sudan’s president. His government oversaw the end of the bloody Second Sudanese Civil War but then started a new conflict in the Darfur region in 2003, acting with “specific intent” to ethnically cleanse the non-Arabs.

18 Ridiculous Jacob Zuma quotes that’ll make you seriously question his presidency. Sigh. Laugh. Cry. Whatever your reaction, these Jacob Zuma quotes will give some insight into the man at South Africa's helm. Jacob Zuma at his best: some of the more ridiculous things that he has said.


The ANC's show of parliamentary support for President Jacob Zuma against an opposition no-confidence motion was badly damaged when 35 of the party’s MPs