Jacob Zuma

South African court rules Jacob Zuma's corruption case to continue

Former South African President Jacob Zuma’s effort to get a prosecutor removed from his corruption case has been dismissed by the Pietermaritzburg High Court.

published on : 26th October 2021

South Africa: Top court upholds ex-president Jacob Zuma's jail sentence

The Constitutional Court judgment upheld its earlier ruling that Zuma should go to prison for refusing to testify at a commission of inquiry into widespread corruption in government.

published on : 17th September 2021

Threats against Indians in South Africa do exist, but government doing all it can to counter this: Mahatma's grand-daughter

Ela Gandhi herself, together with other community leaders in the Indian and black communities, is involved in various projects aimed at reconciliation.

published on : 23rd August 2021

Gupta family was 'ensconced' in state capture: South African President Ramaphosa

Ajay, Atul and Rajesh - and their wives and children came to South Africa from Uttar Pradesh, in the 1990s as democracy dawned with the release of Nelson Mandela to grow their business empire.

published on : 13th August 2021

South Africa's jailed ex-President Jacob Zuma in hospitalised

A routine checkup indicated that Jacob Zuma should be admitted to a hospital, according to the correctional services department's statement.

published on : 6th August 2021

South African parliamentary inquiry into unrest deferred due to jurisdiction issues

Last week, House Chairperson of Committees Cedric Frolick had instructed to initiate a joint probe and report back to the National Assembly within two weeks.

published on : 31st July 2021

Ex-South African President Jacob Zuma allowed out of jail to attend brother's funeral

Jacob Zuma arrived at his late brother Michael Zuma's residence under security escort to attend the latter's funeral.

published on : 22nd July 2021

South African authorities warn about medicines and vaccines looted in week of violence

The authorities said that the impact of the destruction is already being felt as communities are unable to access healthcare, chronic patients their medicines.

published on : 20th July 2021

Jacob Zuma's corruption trial to resume August 10: South African judge

Former president of South Africa, 79-year-old Jacob Zuma is facing charges of fraud, graft and racketeering related to the purchase of fighter jets, patrol boats and equipment from European firms.

published on : 20th July 2021

South Africa: Trial of ex-President Jacob Zuma to resume despite deadly protests

Zuma faces 16 charges of fraud, graft and racketeering related to a purchase of fighter jets, patrol boats and military gear from five European firms when he was South Africa's deputy president.

published on : 18th July 2021

Ongoing looting, arson in South Africa 'hallmarks of attempted coup': SAPOA chief

South African Property Owners Association represents over 800 organisations within the commercial property sector, with 90 per cent of the nation's commercial real estate being owned by them.

published on : 15th July 2021

'I was in tears': South Africans take stand against rioting

Violence erupted in South Africa after former president Jacob Zuma began serving a 15-month sentence for defying court orders to appear before a committee investigating corruption allegations on him.

published on : 15th July 2021

Zulu King calls for peace between his people and Indians amid violence and looting in South Africa

The King said that the poor would suffer most from the weakened economy as instigators of violence disrupt vital supply routes of food and medicine, especially during the current third wave of Covid.

published on : 15th July 2021

Death toll mounts to over 40 in South Africa rioting after ex-President Zuma's jailing

Many of the deaths in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal provinces occurred in chaotic stampedes as scores of people stole food, electric appliances, liquor and clothing from stores, officials said.

published on : 13th July 2021

South Africa to deploy military as nationwide riot intensifies over ex-President Zuma's imprisonment

The 79-year-old politician, Jacob Zuma, who denies corruption, handed himself in to police last week to begin his 15-month sentence.

published on : 12th July 2021
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