Jacob Zuma joined the ANC in 1959 and became its president in 2007.
Jacob Zuma, Alfred Nzo, Mendi Msimang and Joe Modise, Tim Maseko and Stanley Mabizela (amongst others) are celebrating the 73rd Anniversary of the ANC's formation. The African National Congress (ANC) was formed in 1912.
Oliver Tambo at a meeting of the Afro Asian People's Solidariy Organisation. Behind him from left to right: Josia Jele, Thomas Nkobi, Joe Modise, Jacob Zuma, Alfred Nzo and 'Schuter'. Oliver Reginald Tambo was the President of the ANC from 1977 to 1990.
Joe Modise (left), Jacob Zuma (centre) and Chris Hani (right). Johannes 'Joe' Modise (23 May 1929 - 26 November 2001) was the first Commander in Chief of Umkhonto we Sizwe, the military wing of the African National Congress and served as South Africa's first black Minister of Defense from 1994 to 1999. Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma (12/04/1942 - ) is a member of the African National Congress (ANC). He was a member of Umkhonto we Sizwe (MK). He was the Deputy Secretary General of the ANC, Deputy President of South Africa, and is not the President of South Africa and the ANC.
The ANC's 73rd Anniversary was celebrated on the 8 January 1985. Sitting at the head table from left to right, in the front row: Joe Modise, Jacob Zuma, Mendi Msimang and Stanley Mabizela. Alfred Nzo is speaking on the far left.