- Jacob Zuma has made us laugh at various times during his presidency
- He has had his fare share of laughter as well
- The following 5 examples remind us why we call him the laughing president
Jacob Zuma's presidency cannot be described as uneventful, as he leaves his position as ANC president we take a look back at some of his more memorable moments.
Sometimes he was laughing, sometimes we were laughing either with or at Zuma.
Here are the 5 moments Briefly.co.za has chosen with the help of enca.com.
#5. Laughter is the best medicine
Zuma's laugh has been the source of laughter in itself, comedians such as Trevor Noah have mimicked his laugh in many of his jokes.
Zuma often chuckled at his own jokes in Parliament.
#4 It's a numbers game and Zuma didn't always know the rules
Number's are not Jacob Zuma's strong point and has had trouble reading them during his speeches.
In the example below, ANC membership numbers prove a bit too much to say all at once.
#3 Tongue twisters
Some words simply escape our president, proving to be far too difficult to pronounce, in the example below the word problematic proves problematic.
#2 Nkaaaaanlahhhh ha ha ha
When Jacob Zuma addressed Parliament over the controversial upgrades to his private residence in Nkandla, he taunted the opposition on how they pronounced his rural hometown.
#1 Meandering Meandos
South Africa introduces new words to its vocabulary every day, Jacob Zuma introduced 'meandos', whilst you won't find the definition in any dictionary or on google, Zuma at least knew what he meant.
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