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Duduzane’s culpable homicide trial to begin on Tuesday

The culpable homicide trial of former President Jacob Zuma’s son, Duduzane, is expected to begin at the Randburg Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday. Zuma faces two charges of culpable homicide and one of reckless and negligent driving. This relates to a car crash in February 2014 on the M1 highway in Johannesburg.[…]

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Hawks accused of withholding info at State Capture Inquiry

Themba Maseko’s testimony to the commission that in preparation for the inquiry he struggled to get information from the Hawks. The Hawks have come under the spotlight in the State Capture Inquiry underway in Parktown, Johannesburg. Several witnesses have implicated the police’s elite unit in their testimony. Evidence leader Vincent[…]

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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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Motlanthe, Zuma defend Mandela’s legacy

Former presidents of South Africa have described Nelson Mandela as a dedicated revolutionary whose mission was to fight for a non-racial, non-sexist and free South Africa. They were delivering their speeches at the Nelson Mandela centenary birthday celebrations at his ancestral home of Mvezo outside Mthatha in the Eastern Cape[…]

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Zuma sweetheart steps down from charity

The woman named as the future wife of former president Jacob Zuma has been forced to resign from her position at a women’s rights charity, the group said on Monday. The She Conquers foundation, which campaigns to improve the lives of adolescent girls, said Nonkanyiso Cono “failed to disclose her[…]

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IFP welcomes NPA decision on Zuma

The Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) wants the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) in KwaZulu-Natal to make every effort in the trial of former President Jacob Zuma. On Friday, Head of the NPA, Shaun Abrahams, announced that Zuma would face trial in KZN on charges of corruption, fraud and racketeering. These relate[…]

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