Ex-wife of South African President Jacob Zuma tipped to run

Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma
Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma

BY ALL accounts it seems likely that Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma is making quiet plans to join the revered likes of Liberia’s Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf as one of Africa’s female presidents.

Dlamini-Zuma, 67; currently chairs the African Union (AU), a collection of over 50 countries dedicated to strengthening links within the continent and its influence on the world stage and has a decorated political career.

The mother-of-four is often referred to primarily as the ex-wife of Jacob Zuma, who is the President of South Africa; although they have been divorced for close to 20 years. An easy identifier to use when speaking of Dlamini-Zuma outside of diplomatic and political circles, which may very well become obsolete soon as her star continues to rise.

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SOURCE: News Now/ Voice Online

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.