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South Africa court upholds reinstatement of corruption charges against Jacob Zuma

October 13, 2017 2:17 pm
South Africa court upholds reinstatement of corruption charges against Jacob Zuma

President of South Africa Jacob Zuma (photo by AFP) South Africa’s Supreme Court of Appeal ruled on Friday that President Jacob Zuma can face prosecution on almost 800 charges of corruption relating to a 1990s arms deal. Zuma had lodged a challenge at the court in Bloemfontein after a lower […]

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South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma survives no-confidence vote in parliament

August 8, 2017 10:30 pm
South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma survives no-confidence vote in parliament

South African President Jacob Zuma arrives to deliver the speech for 2017’s State Of the Nation Address(SONA), on February 9, 2017, at the Parliament in Cape Town. (Photo by AFP) South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma survived a no-confidence motion against him in parliament on Tuesday by garnering 198 votes to […]

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International Criminal Court to rule on South Africa’s failure to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir

July 6, 2017 4:31 pm
International Criminal Court to rule on South Africa’s failure to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir watches the joint Sudan and Saudi Arabia air force drill at the Marwa air base, near Meroe, some 350 kilometers north of Khartoum, April 9, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Judges at the International Criminal Court (ICC) will rule on Thursday on whether South Africa violated ICC […]

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President Jacob Zuma describes protests in South Africa as ‘racist’

April 10, 2017 2:54 pm
President Jacob Zuma describes protests in South Africa as ‘racist’

Demonstrators protest against South African President Jacob Zuma outside the union building in Pretoria, South Africa, Friday, April 7, 2017. (Photo by AP) South African President Jacob Zuma on Monday described last week’s protests demanding that he resign as racist, as he fought back against the criticism that has threatened […]

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South Africans hold nationwide protests against Jacob Zuma

April 7, 2017 12:20 pm
South Africans hold nationwide protests against Jacob Zuma

Demonstrators protest against South African President Jacob Zuma outside the union building in Pretoria, South Africa, Friday, April 7, 2017. (Photo by AP) Thousands marched through major South African cities Friday demanding the resignation of President Jacob Zuma after his sacking of the popular finance minister fueled widespread public anger. […]

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South African President Jacob Zuma reshuffles government, sparks controversy

March 31, 2017 5:30 pm
South African President Jacob Zuma reshuffles government, sparks controversy

South African President Jacob Zuma (photo by AFP) South Africa’s president fired his respected finance minister early Friday in a move that spooked investors this week and has sent the country’s currency tumbling. President Jacob Zuma’s replacement of Pravin Gordhan comes as part of a cabinet shuffle that changes 10 […]

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Starting gun fired in race to succeed SouthAfrica’s President Jacob Zuma

January 19, 2017 10:23 am
Starting gun fired in race to succeed SouthAfrica’s President Jacob Zuma

South African ruling African National Congress (ANC) president Jacob Zuma gestures as he gives his speech during the ANC closing rally campaign for the municipal elections at Ellis Par Stadium on July 31, 2016 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Zuma, 74, will have completed two terms in 2019 and is not […]

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South African President Jacob Zuma survives attempt to oust him

November 29, 2016 9:00 pm
South African President Jacob Zuma survives attempt to oust him

South African President Jacob Zuma (Photo by AFP) South African President Jacob Zuma has reportedly survived an attempt for a no-confidence vote within his own African National Congress (ANC) party. The president survived the vote following an extended and tense debate within the ANC’s National Executive Committee (NEC) on Tuesday. […]

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Three ministers urge South Africa’s scandal-hit President Jacob Zuma to step down

November 28, 2016 7:00 pm
Three ministers urge South Africa’s scandal-hit President Jacob Zuma to step down

South African President Jacob Zuma (Photo by AFP) At least three South African ministers have urged scandal-hit President Jacob Zuma to quit in the most serious challenge he is facing since taking office seven years ago. Sources in the ruling African National Congress (ANC) party said Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom, […]

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South African President Jacob Zuma censures judiciary amid corruption probe

November 5, 2016 7:20 pm
South African President Jacob Zuma censures judiciary amid corruption probe

This August 3, 2013 photo shows South African President Jacob Zuma, second left, gesturing to judiciary officials during a funeral in Durban. (Photo by AFP) South African President Jacob Zuma has censured an investigation into corruption allegations against him as a new example of the judiciary’s growing interference in the […]

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