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Zuma supporters expected to march ahead of his court appearance

Hundreds of supporters of former President Jacob Zuma are expected to march ahead of his application for a permanent stay of prosecution in his corruption case that gets underway in the Pietermaritzburg High Court on Monday. Zuma is facing 16 charges of corruption, money laundering and racketeering in connection with the controversial[…]

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State capture inquiry requests Zuma to testify

The Council for the Advancement of the South African Constitution (CASAC) says it is in former President Jacob Zuma’s best interest to voluntarily appear before the State of Capture Inquiry rather than wait to be forced to testify. The Inquiry begins on Monday in Parktown Johannesburg with high-profile witnesses expected[…]

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Arms deal lawyer dishes more dirt

The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has received new evidence to bolster its corruption case against former president Jacob Zuma and French arms company Thales. An affidavit signed by Thales’ South African lawyer, Ajay Sooklal, deposed on July 7, contains further details around the alleged €1m donation Thales paid the ANC[…]

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Duduzane Zuma to be charged with corruption

Duduzane Zuma is due to appear in Johannesburg’s Specialised Commercial Crime Court tomorrow where he is set to be charged with corruption. The son of former president Jacob Zuma will be charged in connection with the role he played in trying to bribe former deputy finance minister Mcebisi Jonas at[…]

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Jacob Zuma’s son dies

One of former president Jacob Zuma’s sons has died.  A spokesperson for the family had announced on Monday morning that Vusi Nhlakanipho Zuma died in a Johannesburg hospital on Sunday evening after suffering a short illness. He is believed to be 25-years-old. The family did not provide further details on[…]

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