LOCAL Correctional Services says former President Jacob Zuma will remain in hospital. Zuma who was serving a 15 month jail sentence for contempt of court after ignoring a Constitutional Court order to appear before the State Capture Commission was granted medical parole on Sunday because of ill-health. He was admitted[…]
Imprisoned former president Jacob Zuma was today admitted to an outside hospital for medical observation. This was confirmed in a statement on Friday morning by the Department of Correctional Services (DCS). It said a ’’routine observation’’ by the Military Health Services prompted that the 79-year-old Zuma be admitted to hospital.[…]
Former president Jacob Zuma’s legal team, led by advocate Dali Mpofu, will on Thursday visit him at the Estcourt Correctional Centre in KwaZulu-Natal to discuss various legal matters. The JG Zuma Foundation tweeted on Wednesday evening that the meeting would take place at 1pm. “I don’t want to speculate on[…]
KwaZulu-Natal police say they are working closely with the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) to formulate charges related to the protest action that took place across several areas in the province on Friday. The protests are believed to be linked to former president Jacob Zuma’s supporters who are angry over his arrest.[…]
Former president Jacob Zuma on Sunday denied he refused to appear at the state capture inquiry, and claimed there is a narrative and propaganda to paint him as being defiant of the inquiry. Zuma was addressing a media briefing from his Nkandla home in KwaZulu-Natal after a chaotic day that[…]
Legal expert Paul Hoffman said the arrest of former President Jacob Zuma would only be determined after the Constitutional Court has heard his case. The court agreed to hear Zuma’s application for a rescission of its contempt ruling against him. It issued a directive today stating that it would hear the[…]
Former President Jacob Zuma has asked the Constitutional Court to “reconsider” its 15-month sentence against him, citing health concerns among other reasons. Zuma has filed the papers to the apex court on Friday ahead of Sunday’s deadline to hand himself over to a police station in Nkandla or Johannesburg where[…]
The South African Police Service says the police vehicle that was seemingly turned away from the gate of former president Jacob Zuma’s home, was on a routine patrol. Members of the Umkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans Association (MKMVA) guarding the gate were seen speaking to an officer after which the[…]
Details of former president Jacob Zuma’s pending incarceration will only be finalised when he is formally admitted as a prisoner. Department of correctional services spokesperson Singabakho Nxumalo told TimesLIVE on Wednesday that it was “premature to predict” in which prison Zuma would be serving his sentence. “It is difficult to[…]
The African National Congress (ANC) has responded to the notes of the meeting with former president Jacob Zuma, which made their way to the public sphere. ANC Treasurer-General, Paul Mashatile, says they have cleared all the tensions with the former president. He says in the meeting with the ANC’s Top[…]
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