Duduzane Zuma reveals he wants to pursue a career in politics

Duduzane Zuma reveals he wants to pursue a career in politics

- Duduzane Zuma revealed in an interview yesterday that he may have a future in politics

- The 36-year-old son of former president Jacob Zuma spoke about his face appearing on ballots for the 2024 elections

- Although Duduzane spoke about wanting to ANC to return to its "former glory", he didn't confirm if he would be taking his political career on as a member of the party

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Duduzane Zuma, former president Jacob Zuma's son, revealed yesterday that he may have a future in politics. The 36-year-old spoke about his face appearing on ballot papers for the elections in 2024.

Duduzane believes that he can return the ANC to its "former glory". He said he is an ANC member and that he was not only born into the ANC but that the party "grew him up". Duduzane also cleared the air by saying he does not plan on running for the presidency of the ANC Youth League.

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The young businessman spoke about not dwelling on claims that his father's tenure was a wasted nine years but would rather like to focus on ways to get South Africa back to a "credible state".

Duduzane Zuma speaks about a possible political career
Duduzane Zuma has revealed that he could have a future in politics. Source: Thulani Mbele / Sowetan / Gallo Images via Getty Images
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Duduzane was speaking in an interview with Newzroom Africa where he said he wants to talk about the next 10 years and what needs to be done to get SA back as a global leader. IOL reported that Duduzane did not confirm whether he would be taking on his new political career with the ANC or independently.

Briefly.co.za recently reported on Duduzane after he explained his move to Dubai. The ex-president's son was asked to explain why he had chosen to leave his country for the United Arab Emirates, to which he answered that SA had opted to financially exclude him.

Duduzane detailed how he had made the decision to move. With his bank accounts frozen and shut down, Duduzane says that he is still financially excluded from the system in South Africa. He added that this had largely prompted him to shift his operations out of the country.

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Newzroom Afrika asked Zuma whether or not he was still doing business with the Gupta family. In response to this question, Duduzane explained that the move had afforded him the opportunity to make new connections, denying that he was still engaged with the group at the centre of corruption allegations in SA.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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