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South Africa’s top court summons ex-President Zuma over corruption allegations

South Africa’s highest court on Thursday ordered former President Jacob Zuma to appear before a commission investigating corruption allegations against him after he walked out of proceedings in November.

South Africa’s former President Zuma back in court over alleged corruption

Former South African President Jacob Zuma was set to appear in court on Monday to argue for a permanent stay of prosecution in his...

South Africa’s Zuma graft case delayed by funding woes

South Africa's ex-president Jacob Zuma appeared in court Friday ahead of a corruption trial, raising questions about ballooning legal costs before addressing adoring crowds...

Ally of ousted South African president Zuma steps down

A key ally of former South African president Jacob Zuma announced Wednesday he would resign as premier of North West province after violent protests...

South African prosecutor to announce decision on Zuma graft

South African state prosecutors will announce in two weeks whether they will reinstate corruption charges against former president Jacob Zuma, eNCA television reported yesterday. The...

South Africa new president to stamp his mark in key speech

South Africa's newly-minted president, Cyril Ramaphosa, will deliver his first major policy speech Friday, seizing the chance to offer the country a fresh start...

Jacob Zuma, former South Africa’s president, in key dates

Key dates for South Africa's President Jacob Zuma, who resigned on Wednesday after the ruling ANC party threatened to eject him from office via...

South Africa’s ANC confirms ‘recall’ of Zuma from presidency

South Africa's ruling ANC party confirmed Tuesday that it had decided to "recall" scandal-tainted President Jacob Zuma from office, but said no deadline had...

Zuma triggers crisis by refusing ANC’s exit order

South Africa braced Tuesday for a major political showdown as scandal-tainted President Jacob Zuma reportedly rejected a direct order from the ruling ANC party...

ANC chiefs to meet to ‘finalise’ Zuma exit

Top leaders of South Africa's ruling ANC will meet Monday to "finalise" the departure of embattled President Jacob Zuma after party chief Cyril Ramaphosa...

ANC bosses clear diaries as Zuma exit looms

The leaders of South Africa's ruling party pulled out of a series of public engagements Friday, fuelling speculation that they will meet to finalise...

South Africa’s ANC ‘divided’ on Zuma’s fate

Top officials in South Africa's ruling ANC party are divided over whether President Jacob Zuma should step down after multiple graft scandals, the party's...

South Africa schedules new no-confidence vote against Zuma

South Africa's parliament has scheduled a motion of no-confidence against President Jacob Zuma for Feb. 22, the parliament's speaker said on Friday, following a...

No pardon for Zuma, suggests South Africa’s likely next leader

South African President Jacob Zuma, who faces possible prosecution for alleged graft, will be treated "without favour", his likely successor has said. Zuma's term in...

South Africa’s ruling ANC confirms discussing Zuma exit

South Africa's ruling ANC party confirmed Monday that discussions were underway on President Jacob Zuma leaving office, but said no date for his departure...

South African vice president says he believes Zuma guilty of rape

South Africa's deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa has said he believes the woman who accused President Jacob Zuma of rape, triggered an immediate riposte from...

Mugabe resisting army pressure to quit

President Robert Mugabe is insisting he remains Zimbabwe's only legitimate ruler, an intelligence source said on Thursday. The source said Mugabe is resisting mediation by...

Cash offer to make Grace Mugabe assault case ‘go away’

The 20-year-old South African model that Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe is alleged to have assaulted was offered cash to make potential charges "go...

Nigeria releases hotlines for xenophobia alert as South Africa boils

As anti-immigration protests erupt in South Africa, police have been deployed in key cities while Nigerian Consulate has released hotlines for emergency. According to the...

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