Leaders not above the law
It is important for leaders and those aspiring to lead in Nigeria to pay attention to what is happening in other climes and how the law takes precedence even over those who are in leadership positions.
South Africa's ousted Zuma poses problems for new president
Three months ago, Jacob Zuma was ousted as president of South Africa, in a humiliating end to his nine-year rule.
Zuma ally sent on leave after South Africa riots
South Africa's ruling ANC party Wednesday sent a provincial premier on forced leave after his alleged corruption sparked violent riots, as President Cyril Ramaphosa struggles to impose control over the party. Supra Mahumapelo, a close ally of ousted former president Jacob Zuma, refused to resign despite a reported request from Ramaphosa, who took power in…
South Africa’s new president is lifting investor sentiment: Central Bank chief
Investor sentiment and financial markets in South Africa have strengthened under the leadership of new President Cyril Ramaphosa, said the country’s Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago.
South Africa's Zuma defiant after court appearance on graft charges
Former South African president Jacob Zuma came out fighting on Friday after appearing in court to face corruption charges over a suspect multi-billion dollar 1990s arms deal.
Arms firm's ex-lawyer speaks out ahead of Zuma's day in court
Shadowy figures, arms deals and allegations of corruption all feature in the thriller-like story behind the prosecution of South Africa's former president Jacob Zuma which begins in Durban on Friday.
South Africa's Zuma in court on April 6 on graft charges
Former South African president Jacob Zuma is set to appear in court on April 6 to face corruption charges, police said Monday.
Zuma’s tax chief ousted ahead of South Africa ratings decision
Mark Kingon was appointed acting head of South Africa’s tax office on Tuesday, hours after President Cyril Ramaphosa suspended his predecessor and days before a Moody’s review that could see the country lose its last investment-grade credit rating. The move was seen as a signal of intent to ratings agencies and investors that had lost…
Zuma’s son defends him over fraud charges
The former South African President Jacob Zuma’s son, Edward on Monday defended his father who is facing criminal charges saying he is being victimised for calling for expropriation of land.
South Africa to say if ex-leader Zuma will face prosecution
South Africa's chief prosecutor will say on Friday whether former president Jacob Zuma will face prosecution on corruption charges that haunted much of his term in office.