Wounded Zuma Seeks to Salvage Reputation in Keynote Address

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  • South African president weakened by home-spending controversy
  • President to outline plans in state-of-nation address

South African President Jacob Zuma.

Photographer: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

As he prepares to address the South African parliament in his state-of-the-nation speech Thursday, Jacob Zuma is facing one of the darkest moments of his presidency.

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