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South African commission to request jail term for former president Jacob Zuma for defying summons

February 17, 2021 12:30 pm

Zuma last year walked out of a hearing at the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture in South Africa without the permission of the chairperson, which was deemed to be in contempt of court.

South Africa’s Jacob Zuma threatens ANC enemies after graft inquiry adjourns

July 19, 2019 10:52 pm

The inquiry is looking into allegations that Zuma, ousted by the African National Congress (ANC) party in February 2018, had allowed cronies to plunder state resources and influence senior appointments during his nine years in power.

South African court finds Jacob Zuma's son not guilty over car crash death

July 12, 2019 5:40 pm

Duduzane Zuma's Porsche sports car collided with a minibus taxi on a highway in Johannesburg in February 2014, killing a woman and injuring at least one other.

South Africa's Jacob Zuma wants arms deal corruption charges set aside

November 30, 2018 3:39 pm

Jacob Zuma, who was ousted by the ruling party in February, faces 16 charges of fraud, racketeering and money laundering relating to a deal to buy 30 billion rand of European military hardware for South Africa's armed forces in the late 1990s.

Son of former South African president Zuma to face charges

July 08, 2018 6:24 pm

Duduzane Zuma was returning to South Africa to attend his brother's funeral when he was detained briefly at Johannesburg's main airport on Friday in relation to a corruption case filed in 2016.

South Africa's Zuma makes second court appearance on corruption charges

June 08, 2018 2:18 pm

Zuma faces 16 charges of fraud, racketeering and money laundering relating to the deal to buy European military hardware to upgrade South Africa's armed forces after the end of apartheid in 1994.

Former South African President Jacob Zuma's corruption case adjourns until June

April 06, 2018 3:53 pm

Zuma, 75, appeared relaxed during the brief hearing during which the case was adjourned until June 8. He later emerged from the courthouse in the coastal city of Durban to address a large crowd of supporters, many sporting regalia of the ruling African National Congress party.

South Africa's divisive ex-president: Jacob Zuma's many scandals

April 06, 2018 2:18 pm

Here are the main scandals involving Jacob Zuma, South Africa's most divisive president since the end of white minority rule in 1994.

Former South African prez Jacob Zuma's corruption case adjourned until June

April 06, 2018 1:34 pm

The charges were recently reinstated after being thrown out nearly a decade ago and relate to an arms deal in the 1990s, when Jacob Zuma was deputy president.

Former South Africa president Jacob Zuma to be prosecuted on corruption charges

March 17, 2018 9:47 am

Charges against Jacob Zuma were thrown out by prosecutors nearly a decade ago in a contentious decision that opened the way for him to become president. The charges relate to an arms deal in the 1990s, when Zuma was deputy president.


2014: The year of PM Narendra Modi

December 31, 2014 8:44 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was the top news and newsmaker in 2014. He led BJP to a historic election victory and formed a stable government at the Centre.