Court cancels Jacob Zuma’s arrest warrant

Posted by - June 23, 2020

The High Court in Pietermaritzburg has cancelled an arrest warrant against South Africa’s former President Jacob Zuma after his lawyer handed in a doctor’s letter confirming his ill-health. The arrest warrant was issued in February after Mr Zuma failed to appear in court for a hearing. His legal team had said the former president had

Ex South Africa President, Jacob Zuma, to Appear in Court over Corruption Charges

Posted by - October 15, 2019

South Africa’s embattled former President, Jacob Zuma, is expected in court on corruption charges, in what would be his first graft trial despite multiple accusations. Zuma stands accused of taking kickbacks before he became president from a 51-billion-rand ($3.4bn) purchase of fighter jets, patrol boats and military equipment manufactured by five European firms, including French defence

S.African court upholds corruption charges against Zuma

Posted by - October 13, 2017

South Africa’s Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) on Friday upheld a ruling by the High Court that had reinstated corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma, piling further pressure on a head of state already facing several scandals. Zuma was appealing against a High Court ruling in April 2016 that ordered a review of a decision

South Africa: Anti Zuma Protests gather momentum

Posted by - September 28, 2017

The protests against South African president Jacob Zuma have gathered momentum as thousands of ant-corruption protesters marched on Wednesday. Reuters reports that the African National Congress will pick its next leader in December with Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa expected to face off against Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, the former chair of the African Union and Zuma’s ex-wife.