Jacob Zuma Has Proud Poppa Moment Celebrating Daughter and Niece’s Academic Achievement During DUT Graduation

Jacob Zuma Has Proud Poppa Moment Celebrating Daughter and Niece’s Academic Achievement During DUT Graduation

  • Former president Jacob Zuma cheered for his daughter and niece during their Durban University of Technology graduation
  • The former president's daughter Bridget Zuma and his niece Philile were awarded diplomas in taxation
  • Zuma said he was proud of the pair and excited to see them grow into their independence

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DURBAN - Former President Jacob Zuma joined the throngs of beaming parents and relatives celebrating their children's academic achievement.

Former president Jacob Zuma with his niece Philile Zuma and his daughter Bridget Zuma after their graduation ceremony
Jacob Zuma graces DUT graduation to celebrate his daughter Bridget and his niece Philele. Image: DUT
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Jacob Zuma cheers for daughter and niece during DUT graduation

The former president clapped along proudly as his daughter, Bridget Zuma, and his niece, Philile, walked across the stage during the Durban University of Technology graduation ceremony.

IOL reported excitement as the former walked into the Olive Convention Centre and sat in the graduation hall's front row.

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As Vice-chancellor Professor Thandwa Mthembu welcomed Zuma, he advised students and parents to conduct themselves in a dignified manner with respect for the former president's presence.

Zuma expresses pride for daughter and niece's academic achievement

Both Bridget and Philile were awarded national diplomas in taxation, and according to DUT spokesperson Alan Khan The former president said that he was happy to see his daughter and niece graduating, TimesLIVE reported.

Khan said:

"He wished them well as they prepared for their job-searching journey. Zuma said he cannot wait to see them gain their independence and enter the working world.”

TikTok video shows Durban waitress singing for Jacob Zuma, Mzansi reacts: “Should have sang in Zulu”

In another Zuma-related story, Briely News reported it is always that once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that never ends up turning out as we dreamed. This waitress from Durban got to sing for former president Jacob Zuma on his birthday, but it did not look as if the man enjoyed it, shame.

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It is not every day that you get to sing for a famous person. So, when this woman could do so, she ensured it was caught on camera.

TikTok user @susanchitombi shared a video of her serving Zuma and his guests on his birthday. In the birthday spirit, the waitress gave JZ a special dessert and sang to him, but the main man did not look impressed.

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