Simnikiwe Hlatshaneni
Premium Journalist
4 minute read
7 Sep 2021
6:25 pm

President Duduzane Zuma? Not if the ANC branches have anything to say about it

Simnikiwe Hlatshaneni

Duduzane may have the cash and the charm to woo some fans, but it is unlikely that he could become ANC president without paying his dues in the party.

Some ANC members want Duduzane Zuma to become the chair of the eThekwini region. Photo: Gallo Images/Netwerk 24/Felix Dlangamandla

Former president Jacob Zuma's son's bid to run for president in 2022 has gained momentum, since he first divulged his ambitions earlier this year, but critics doubt Duduzane's chances of convincing the ANC to trust him with the party's reins. Duduzane has reportedly been making sizable moves that smack of the beginnings of a political campaign in recent months. Despite this, analysts say the younger Zuma's reported moves toward a political career and a possible presidential campaign may be misguided. Duduzane Zuma speaks to Glow TV in a 40-minute sit-down about his political influence, the recent riots and his...