JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Events in the life of South African President Jacob Zuma, who was elected Tuesday to again head the governing African National Congress:
— April 12, 1942: Born in Inkandla in the rural Zulu heartland.
—1959: Joins the ANC as a teen and just a few years later is arrested while trying to leave the country illegally. Jailed for 10 years on Robben Island, alongside Nelson Mandela.
—1975: Goes into exile. For the next decade and a half in Swaziland, Mozambique and Zambia where he was appointed chief of the ANC's intelligence department.