- Former South African President, Jacob Zuma, has shocked again with the recent reveal of a new wife and baby
- Zuma’s youngest child born on his 76th birthday – just in time to wish his Papa a Happy Birthday
- Zuma’s new wife has been visiting Nkandla since she was 19 years old
- Zuma stays hush-hush on latest labola costs
There were big celebrations on former President Jacob’s Zuma’s 76th birthday this year, but not for the usual reasons. Zuma celebrated his birthday this year by welcoming the latest addition to his family. Nonkanyiso Conco, 54 years Zuma’s junior, delivered her baby at the Hilltop Private Estate in Zimbali.
Inkosi Bhekumuzi Zuma commented that there was nothing untoward about him taking another wife. He bleiveis Zuma showed his integrity by paying labola for Conco.
Briefly.co.za recently posted an article on 5 things that we know about the 7th Zuma bride:
1. Msholozi is the father of her child
Conco’s baby boy was, reportedly, born on 12 April 2018, which also happens to be Zuma’s birthday.
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2. Was she a student at Varsity College?
A LinkedIn profile of Conco, bearing her name and profile picture indicates that she was a student at the Varsity College at Durban Campus from 2013 – 2015. It is not clear what she was studying.
3. She works for the Nomkhubulwane Culture and Youth Development Organisation
Conco, according to TimesLive, is a director at the organization. Their aim is to protect “cultural practices of Zulu maidens”.
4. Her passion for cultural practices.
"First, those Indian and white women should go through virginity testing in a traditional way. I get tested every month. As we were waiting to collect the reeds, police pushed us aside to open a space for Ella to pick up the reed ahead of us and lead us. I felt undermined and insulted," Conco told IOL, in a piece about why the reed dance shouldn't allow women of other races to participate.
5. She is her mid-twenties
Most reports have given Conco's age as 24; others insist she's 26. Either way, she will be the youngest of 76-year-old Zuma's wives.
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