Zuma Victory Raises New Questions for South Africa
Zuma, a populist, won the ANC leadership role with strong support from labor unions and the South African Communist Party.
Those groups want him to speed up land-reform policies, nationalize key industries and provide more government support for the country's poor majority.
Dec 19 2007 6:02PM Johannesburg - The ruling ANC must move quickly to reassure investors after Jacob Zuma's election as party leader raised new uncertainty and concern about future fiscal policies, economists said on Wednesday.
Zuma ousted President Thabo Mbeki from the top of the ANC after a grassroots revolt spearheaded by left-wing trade unions, the Communist Party and young militants.