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Wars set in motion to stop bribing for contracts in Africa

A spectacular probe into French tycoon Vincent Bollore over suspected graft in Africa marks a rare exception among corporate titans doing business south of the Sahara. Bollore — charged on Wednesday over contracts to operate ports in Guinea and Togo — is by far the most prominent business leader to …

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24 year old soon-to-be bride of Jacob Zuma forced to resign

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The 24 year old woman who is set to become the seventh wife of South Africa’s ex-President Jacob Zuma has been forced to resign from her job at She Conquers, a non-governmental organisation, local media reports. National response campaign, She Conquers, has asked Nonkanyiso Conco to resign from the organisation, …

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SOUTH AFRICA: JACOB ZUMA TO FACE CORRUPTION CHARGES IN COURT

Former South African president Jacob Zuma appeared in court Friday to face corruption charges relating to a $2.5 billion arms deal, a scandal from the 1990s that has come back to haunt him within weeks of his fall from power. The 75-year-old, whose scandal-plagued nine years in office were marked …

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ZUMA COULD BE SURMONED THIS WEEK-S.A POLICE.

South African police could this week issue former president Jacob Zuma with a court summons relating to corruption charges over a years-old $2.5 billion arms deal, a spokesman for the Hawks investigative crime unit said on Sunday. The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) last week said it would seek to prosecute …

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SOUTH AFRICA: Z.UMA MAY CHALLENGE DECISION TO PROSECUTE HIM

Former South African president Jacob Zuma may challenge a prosecutor’s decision to reinstate corruption charges over a $2.5 billion arms deal, news broadcaster eNCA said on Saturday. Zuma, who was forced to resign by the ruling African National Congress (ANC) last month, was at the centre of a 1990s deal …

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South Africa: Jacob Zuma faces corruption trial

South Africa’s former President, Jacob Zuma, is to face prosecution for 18 charges of corruption, the director of public prosecutions has confirmed. They include more than 700 counts of fraud, racketeering and money laundering. He denies the charges. Mr Zuma, 75, was forced to resign as president last month by …

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