- in charge of ANC (African National Congress) = most important political party in Africa - Nelson Mandela led ANC after prison - 75-80% vote on ANC (party of Mandela) = failed after Zuma became president
- more equal society but not economically = used to be the largest African economy (not anymore) - but most developed state - think Julius Malema (S African Politician) will be take over Zuma - expelled from his party bc extreme in political party and becoming Leftist - follow Latin America = nationalize industries, take control over S Af economy - super young and a hot figure 1. Jacob Zuma (ruler of the most advanced economy in Africa) - diversification/ well-balanced/ wealth disparity has been increasing 2. Mohammadu Buhari (president of Nigeria 2015-present) - as important as Jacob Zuma - largest economy/ GDP in Africa - most populous state in Africa - largest producer of oil in Africa (in top 20 in worldwide) Nigeria is split in half (Democracy) - Buhari is a northerner (Islamic) - south is more Christian - used to be a major general in the army - led a military coup and took over and became the presient (second time) - conservative, no corruption, honest, harsh cultural laws, law in order - biggest Boko basher (Boko Haram = terrorist organization, pledged allegiance to ISIS) - 23rd child in his family 3. Joseph Kabila = president of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (2001-present) (DRC)
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- Fall '08