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Court orders Jacob Zuma to return to jail

A South African court has ruled that the country’s former President, Jacob Zuma, should be returned to prison, saying his medical parole...

Jacob Zuma undergoes surgery

South Africa’s jailed former President Jacob Zuma has undergone surgery and remains in hospital, prison officials say. The 79-year-old...
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Jacob Zuma admitted to hospital

Former South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma has been admitted to a hospital outside prison for medical observation, the prison authorities have said.

Jacob Zuma appears in virtual corruption trial from jail

South Africa’s former president Jacob Zuma has appeared on a video link from prison to attend a corruption trial.

Six dead as pro-Jacob Zuma protests intensify in South Africa

Six people have so far been confirmed dead amid #FreeZuma protests in South Africa, where the army has been deployed to quell...

SA former president Jacob Zuma hands himself over to police

South Africa’s former President Jacob Zuma has handed himself in to police to begin serving a 15-month jail sentence for contempt of...

Jacob Zuma: Supporters form ‘human shield’ to stop ex-president’s arrest

Supporters of South African ex-President Jacob Zuma have formed what they say is a human shield outside his home to try to...

South Africa’s ex-President, Jacob Zuma sentenced

South Africa's former President Jacob Zuma has been sentenced to 15 months by the highest court in the country.

It kills me to see black educated youth think like white people – Jacob...

Jacob Zuma, former President of South Africa, has expressed his pain of seeing educated black youth being "instruments" of white people.
South Africa's Jacob Zuma takes aim in rifle photo

South Africa’s Jacob Zuma takes aim in rifle photo

South Africa's embattled former President Jacob Zuma has found himself at the centre of fresh controversy after tweeting a photo of himself...

Arrest warrant issued for former South Africa President Jacob Zuma

Jacob Zuma Former President of South Africa Jacob Zuma pictured at the BRICS Summit in Ufa, Russia on July...
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Arrest warrant issued for former South African leader Jacob Zuma

A judge in South Africa issued an arrest warrant Tuesday for former president Jacob Zuma for failing to appear in court on...

Son of Jacob Zuma dies

One of former South African President Jacob Zuma's sons has died. Vusi Nhlakanipho Zuma, who was born in 1993, was the youngest son of Mr...

Jacob Zuma to be prosecuted on corruption charges

South Africa's former President, Jacob Zuma, is to face prosecution for 16 charges of corruption, Chief Prosecutor Shaun Abrahams has confirmed. Mr Abrahams said he...

Jacob Zuma resigns (VIDEO of resignation speech)

South Africa's embattled President Jacob Zuma has resigned after intense pressure from his own party. In a televised statement he said he was quitting with...

Jacob Zuma ‘could quit within days’

South Africa's Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says he is holding direct talks with embattled President Jacob Zuma over a transfer of power. Mr Ramaphosa, who...

Jacob Zuma ‘could quit within days’

South Africa's Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says he is holding direct talks with embattled President Jacob Zuma over a transfer of power. Mr Ramaphosa, who...

Jacob Zuma: South Africa president 'rejects ANC request' to stand down

South Africa's President Jacob Zuma has defied his party and refused to step down, according to media reports. He and senior members of the African...

ANC gathers to choose leader to replace Jacob Zuma

South Africa's governing African National Congress (ANC) is preparing to choose a new party leader to succeed President Jacob Zuma. The main candidates are the...

Jacob Zuma expected to announce shock ‘free education’ plan

President Jacob Zuma is planning to make a shock announcement‚ introducing free education across the board through a controversial funding plan that flies in...

South Africa's President Jacob Zuma survives no-confidence vote

South Africa's President Jacob Zuma has survived an eighth vote of no confidence - despite the ballot being held in secret. Opposition parties had hoped...

Jacob Zuma ‘plans second home in Dubai’

South Africa's embattled president Jacob Zuma has been planning to set up home in Dubai, according to emails published in the local media. The reports...

Jacob Zuma abandons rally after being booed

South Africa's scandal-hit President Jacob Zuma has abandoned a May Day rally after he was booed by workers demanding his resignation. Scuffles broke out between...

Jacob Zuma abandons rally after being booed

South Africa's scandal-hit President Jacob Zuma has abandoned a May Day rally after he was booed by workers demanding his resignation. Scuffles broke out between...

Ex-president Zuma backs Putin in Ukraine conflict

Former South Africa President, Jacob Zuma, has backed President Vladimir Putin in the ongoing conflict in Ukraine, terming him as "a man...

Zuma allies seek donations for legal bills

Allies of South Africa's graft-tainted former president Jacob Zuma, who was jailed for contempt of court last month, on Tuesday pleaded with...

South Africa Zuma riot: Top politician apologises for punching looter

The leader of South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal province has apologised for punching a looter who was attempting to make off with goods stolen...

South African police plan to arrest ex-President Zuma

South African police plan to arrest former President Jacob Zuma by midnight on Wednesday, in the absence of any further instruction from...
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Banks ‘facilitated South Africa corruption’ under Zuma

Several international banks enabled corruption in South Africa under former President Jacob Zuma, British lawmaker Peter Hain has said.
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Zuma loses bid to stop corruption trial

South Africa’s former President Jacob Zuma has lost a bid to avoid prosecution for corruption charges. The case has...
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Zuma says he received death threat after commission testimony

Day 2 of Zuma’s testimony South Africa’s ex-president Jacob Zuma on Tuesday said he had received a death threat...

South Africa opens Zuma corruption inquiry

A public inquiry in South Africa has started investigating alleged corruption by ex-President Jacob Zuma. The inquiry is looking into "state capture", where the wealthy...

Zuma’s son to face court charges

The son of South Africa’s ex-President Jacob Zuma will appear in two separate court cases this week after returning to the country to attend...

Zuma’s new fiancee forced to resign

The woman who is set to become the seventh wife of South Africa’s ex-President Jacob Zuma has been forced to resign from her job...

Thousands of South Africans to march in support of Zuma at court appearance

Thousands of supporters of former South African president Jacob Zuma are expected to march to the Durban High Court on Friday, where Zuma will...

South Africa's Zuma may challenge decision to prosecute him

Former South African president Jacob Zuma may challenge a prosecutor’s decision to reinstate corruption charges over a $2.5 billion arms deal, news broadcaster eNCA...

President Zuma resigns

South Africa's embattled President Jacob Zuma has resigned his office with immediate effect. He made the announcement in a televised address to the nation on...

Zuma calls press conference as ruling ANC moves to force him out

Embattled South African President Jacob Zuma will hold a media briefing at 10:00 a.m. local time (0800 GMT) on Wednesday, local portals including the state-owned SABC reported...

South Africa: Zuma agrees to step down as Ramaphosa moves to outline his fate...

Efforts by the ANC to unseat President Jacob Zuma tilted towards the end game on Wednesday as the speaker of parliament Baleka Mbete said...

South African court delivers Zuma impeachment blow

South Africa's top court has found that parliament failed to comply with its duties in holding President Jacob Zuma accountable over a public funding...