Follow RT on South Africa and its fourth President Jacob Zuma. He is a South African politician who served as deputy president of South Africa and later as president. Get the news and details about his background, career and private life. He is considered to be a controversial figure, as he has faced criminal charges, including rape and corruption. In February 2018, following these indictments, Jacob Zuma resigned, saying that he was a disciplined member of the African National Congress (ANC). Read the news and reports on Jacob Zuma’s resignation.