... As Jacob Zuma, the man preordained to be the country's next President, voted in his rural Zulu homeland yesterday, one of his two current wives stood to the side watching patiently as he was mobbed by cheering crowds and reporters.Click through for the whole article.
But Nompumelelo Ntuli, 34, Zuma's newest and youngest wife, was soon attracting her own crowd of admirers.
Zuma, 67, a Zulu traditionalist and polygamist, has married at least four women over the years. Only two are still with him: Sizakele Khumalo, whom he married in 1973, and Ntuli, whom he wed last year.
I don't really like the whole First Lady phenomenon. Maybe if couples ran together, and were elected together, but they aren't.
And Zuma isn't exactly known for being pro-woman, having been acquitted of rape after using the unfortunately typical nasty defence.