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On This Day in 2014: South Africa's President Zuma Signed a DNA Act


South Africa’s Pres. Zuma signed a “DNA Act” to match more sexual offenders, including many who break the law more than once, with their crimes, exonerate the wrongly accused and crack cold cases.

Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma, GCB is the President of South Africa, elected by parliament following his party's victory in the 2009 general election. He was re-elected in the 2014 election.

Info Sheet:
  • Born: 12 April 1942 (age 74 years), Nkandla, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Nationality: South African
  • Party: South African Communist Party
  • Spouse: Gloria Bongekile Ngema (m. 2012)
  • Children: Duduzane Zuma, Thuthukile Zuma, Phumzile Zuma, more
  • Siblings: Michael Zuma, Joseph Zuma, Muthukabongwa Zuma
South Africa is a country on the southernmost tip of the African continent, marked by several distinct ecosystems. Inland safari destination Kruger National Park is populated by big game. The Western Cape offers beaches, lush winelands around Stellenbosch and Paarl, craggy cliffs at the Cape of Good Hope, forest and lagoons along the Garden Route, and the city of Cape Town, beneath flat-topped Table Mountain.
  • Capitals: Pretoria, Cape Town, Bloemfontein
  • Dialing code: +27
  • Currency: South African rand
  • President: Jacob Zuma
  • Official languages: English, Afrikaans, Xhosa, Zulu, Southern Sotho etc

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