Monday, 25th October 2021
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Jacob Zuma

14 Jul
Stores and warehouses in South Africa were hit by looters Tuesday for a fifth day running despite the troops President Cyril Ramaphosa deployed to try to quell unrest that has claimed 72 lives.
12 Jul
President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday said the deadly unrest gripping the country is unprecedented in post-apartheid South Africa as he deployed troops to help police crush the violence and looting sparked
12 Jul
The leadership of the Nigerian community in South Africa has warned its members in various cities in Kwa Zulu Natal and Gauteng provinces to be vigilant and adopt safety and security measures. The warning came after five Nigerian-owned businesses were attacked in the unrest sparked by pro-Jacob Zuma protesters. "We identified five businesses belonging to…
12 Jul
South Africa's army said Monday it was deploying troops to two provinces, including its economic hub of Johannesburg, to help crush mob violence and looting as unrest sparked by the jailing of ex-president Jacob Zuma entered its fourth day.
11 Jul
South African ex-president Jacob Zuma will on Monday ask the nation's top court to let him out of jail by rescinding its 15-month sentence for snubbing anti-graft investigators.
11 Jul
When there is an inevitability, let’s accept that there is an inevitability. If we do not accept it, we are a failure for now.
9 Jul
A South African high court on Friday tossed out a last-ditch legal bid by former president Jacob Zuma to avoid jail for refusing to appear before graft investigators.
8 Jul
South Africa's former President, Jacob Zuma tumultuous decades-long clashes with the judiciary system took an unprecedented turn on Thursday as he began a 15-month sentence.
8 Jul
South Africa's former president Jacob Zuma, who on Thursday began a 15-month sentence for contempt, will be eligible to be released on parole in just under four months, the authorities said.
7 Jul
South Africa's ex-president Jacob Zuma turned himself in to prison late Wednesday to begin serving a 15-month sentence for contempt of court, his foundation said. In a historic ruling, the Constitutional Court last week handed Zuma a 15-month term for snubbing anti-graft investigators. Police had earlier on Wednesday warned they were prepared to arrest the…
7 Jul
Uncertainty deepened Wednesday over the future of South Africa's ex-president Jacob Zuma, hours ahead of a deadline for his arrest to start serving a 15-month jail term for contempt...
6 Jul
South Africa's ex-president Jacob Zuma, who has been handed a 15-month jail term for contempt, made another legal attempt on Tuesday to dodge incarceration going to court to seek the suspension of an arrest order.


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The United States government will on Wednesday begin an appeal to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to face trial for publishing military secrets, after a British judge blocked a request earlier this year.
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An FCT High Court sitting at Apo has discharged the former Director-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Dr Mounir Gwarzo, from the offence of conferring unfair and corrupt advantage on himself.
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