Crossroads

Jacob Zuma's first 12 months

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Jacob Zuma, presidente da África do Sul
Jacob Zuma, presidente da África do Sul Reuters
By: Philip Turle
21 min

On 9 May 2010, the South African President Jacob Zuma celebrated the first anniversary of his election to office. Philip Turle travelled to South Africa to find out how Zuma is perceived a year later. Has he successfully risen to the challenges facing the country concerning poverty, housing, HIV and AIDS? Or, as some are claiming, is he just a scandal-ridden singing and dancing people's president who has little more to offer?