South African president Jacob Zuma (2ndR) poses for photographs with his three wives Sizakele Khumalo (R), Nompumelo Ntuli (L), and Thobeka Mabhija (2-L) after the State of The Nation address in Parliament, in Cape Town, on June 03, 2009.
JOHANNESBURG - Which of President Jacob Zuma’s wives will accompany him to the State Of The Nation Address at Parliament on Thursday night? What styles will they be going for – traditional attire or stylish couture?
That remains to be seen, but over the last four and a bit years, these women have accompanied Zuma at important events around the world in glamourous attire.
The president currently has four wives, although he has been married six times.
- Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma – married 1972 – divorced 1998
- Sizakele Khumalo – married 1973
- Kate Mantsho – married 1976 – committed suicide in 2000
- Nompumelo Ntuli – married 2008
- Thobeka Mabhija – married 2010
- Gloria Bongi Ngema – married 2012
UPDATE: The gallery above has been updated with photographs of Zuma&39;s wives at SONA2014.