Jacob Zuma in ten numbers

Jacob Zuma in ten numbers

From Jacob Zuma’s wives to the amount used to refurbish Nkandla – here are some of the key numbers associated with the South African President

Jacob Zuma in ten numbers

1 – The number of children Zuma fathered with his best friend’s daughter

4 – The number of wives Jacob Zuma has.

10 – The number of years Zuma spent in prison (1963 to 1973), which he served on Robben Island with Nelson Mandela.

20 – The number of children Zuma has.

65 – The percentage of votes that Zuma’s ANC party won in the last national election in 2009.

400 – The number of pages in Thuli Madonsela’s report into the misappropriation of funds during the Nkandla scandal.

753 – The number of charges of fraud, corruption, money laundering and racketeering that Jacob Zuma avoided before he became President.

939,360,000 – The number that Zuma struggled to read:

R15 million – The state’s spousal support budget for Zuma’s wives in 2010/ 11 (The present amount is unknown). It has been argued that only Zuma’s first wife should receive state support.

R246 million – The amount used to refurbish Zuma’s private Nkandla residence.