Former President Jacob Zuma is expected to file papers in the KwaZulu-Natal High Court seeking a permanent stay of prosecution. The application is expected to be filed on Friday. French arms company Thales, which has been charged along with Zuma in his corruption case, has also filed papers seeking a[…]
Former president Jacob Zuma is expected to appear in the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Durban on Friday morning, after his case was postponed in April. The embattled former president appeared in court on one count of racketeering, two counts of corruptions, one count of money laundering and 12 counts of[…]
It’s D-Day for Jacob Zuma. By midnight on Friday‚ a five-person prosecuting team will have to recommend to National Director of Public Prosecutions Shaun Abrahams whether or not to go ahead with the prosecution of the former president. In October last year Abrahams gave Zuma and the Democratic Alliance until[…]
President Jacob Zuma has until the end of day today to make representations to the National Prosecuting Authority on why corruption charges should not be reinstated against him. The Supreme Court of Appeal dismissed Zuma and the NPA’s bid to appeal a 2016 High Court ruling that a 2009 decision[…]
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party is to propose a bill for a law to give immunity to Knesset members from any corruption investigations, Safa reported yesterday. The bill was proposed for the first time in August last year, but it was not advanced by the Knesset. The Chairman[…]
Minister of Finance Malusi Gigaba has said that it’s “quite concerning” for the South African economy that corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma have been reinstated, saying it “raises the political risks”. He also said that he is in “full support” of a judicial commission of inquiry into corruption across[…]
Hosni Mubarak, who was overthrown as president of Egypt in an uprising in 2011, will be released from detention in a military hospital after a six-year legal battle over accusations of involvement in the killing of protesters. “He will go to his home in Heliopolis,” Mubarak’s lawyer Farid el-Deeb said,[…]
Corruption charges laid against President Jacob Zuma over the so-called security upgrades at his Nkandla home by opposition parties have been centralised and are being investigated nationally, police spokesman Solomon Makgale said on Monday. “The charges were laid by opposition party members at many police stations,” Makgale said. “It was[…]
EFF leader Julius Malema was confident of beating looming fraud, corruption, money-laundering, and racketeering charges against him, he said on Monday. “I do not fear anything, because I know I’ve not done anything wrong,” Malema told journalists outside the High Court in Pretoria. He was referring to his pending trial,[…]
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