18 April 2011
The US budget in pictures
Shortly after I mailed this piccie to Standard and Poor, they reduced the future outlook for US debt to negative.
You will even do better by adopting my President
A Family history
WivesJacob Zuma is a polygamist, has been married five times and has 20 children
1.Gertrude Sizakele Khumalo, whom he met in 1959 and married shortly after his release from prison in 1973. They have no children.
2.Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, a cabinet minister since 1999, with whom he had four children, Msholozi (born 1982), Gugulethu (born 1985), Thuli (Nokuthula Nomaqhawe) (born 1987) and Thuthu (Thuthukile Xolile Nomonde) (born 1988). They divorced in June 1998.
3.Kate Mantsho, from Mozambique, with whom he had five children, Mxolisi Saady (born 1980), twins Duduzile and Duduzane (born 1984), Phumzile (born 1989) and Vusi (born 1993). She committed suicide on 8 December 2000.4.Nompumelelo Ntuli (MaNtuli), married on 8 January 2008. Ntuli, born 1975, is a resident of KwaMaphumulo near Stanger and has three children with Zuma—Thandisiwe, born 2002, Sinqobile, born February 2006 and Manqoba Kholwani born August 2010.
5.Thobeka Stacie Madiba (born Mabhija, her mother's name), married 4 January 2010 with whom he has one child. Zuma paid lobola to her clan in 2007. Their child was born in October 2007. She has another of Zuma's out-of-wedlock children living with her. Mabhija grew up in Umlazi, where she matriculated at Umlazi Commercial High School. She has worked at Standard Bank, Ithala, Cell C and SA Homeloans in La Lucia.
1.Zuma paid 10 cattle as lobola for Swazi Princess Sebentile Dlamini in 2002.
2.Lobola has been paid for Gloria Bongekile Ngema, with whom he has a son (born 2005), with another on the way. The wedding is set for December 2010
He has another son, Edward, with Minah Shongwe, sister of Judge Jeremiah Shongwe, who asked to be recused from Zuma's rape trial because of the liaison. He has two daughters, born January 18, 1998 and September 19, 2002, with Pietermaritzburg businesswoman Priscilla Nonkwaleko Mhlongo. There are reports of four other children - three from a woman from Johannesburg and one from a woman from Richard's Bay.
2009 'love-child'In January 2010 The Sunday Times reported that Sonono Khoza, the daughter of Irvin Khoza, gave birth to Zuma's 20th child on October 8, 2009, a daughter called Thandekile Matina Zuma.
Give me a well spoken bloke that was not born in SA, anyday.