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South Africa: Zuma asks not to be prosecuted.

South Africa’s National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) said on Thursday it had received arguments from President Jacob Zuma on why he should not be prosecuted for corruption. The NPA said it received the documents on Wednesday night, after extending a deadline for Zuma to provide reasons why 783 counts of corruption relating to …

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South Africans welcome terms of reference for Zuma-Guptas inquiry

The department of justice and constitutional development has gazetted the terms of reference for the judicial commission of inquiry into allegations of state capture to be headed by deputy chief justice Raymond Zondo. The gazetting comes after President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday signed the proclamation to give legal effect to …

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South Africa: Jacob Zuma seeks to appeal ruling on influence-peddling

South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma has sought leave to appeal a court ruling ordering him to set up a judicial inquiry into influence-peddling in his government, local television channel eNCA reported on Friday. The High Court ruled on Dec. 13 that Zuma must set up a judicial inquiry into influence-peddling …

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Anti-apartheid heroes slam Jacob Zuma as ANC prepares to elects new chief

The African National Congress was lauded for its moral authority in the fight against apartheid in South Africa, but many veterans of that era are deeply disillusioned by the party’s actions today. As delegates prepare to elect a new leader to succeed Jacob Zuma, the ANC faces falling public support, …

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South Africa: Court orders Zuma to pay costs for challenging watchdog

South Africa’s High Court ordered President Jacob Zuma on Wednesday to pay legal costs for trying to avoid a demand from the anti-corruption watchdog for an official inquiry into alleged influence-peddling in his government. “He is ordered to personally pay the costs,” High Court Judge President Dunstan Mlambo said. The …

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My father died when I was young and I was imprisoned for ten years before I became president -Jacob Zuma

South African president, Jacob Zuma, who was in Nigeria on sunday for the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, between Zuma Foundation and Rochas Foundation of Africa said the liberation of Africa would be possible if the younger ones were adequately equipped educationally. In his words, ‘allow me to say few words …

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