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S.Africa deploys troops after six killed following Zuma jailing

S.Africa deploys troops after six killed following Zuma jailing

South Africa said Monday it was deploying troops to two provinces, including Johannesburg, after unrest sparked by the jailing of ex-president Jacob Zuma led to six deaths and widespread looting.

S.African ex-leader Zuma gets 15 months' jail for inquiry no-show

S.African ex-leader Zuma gets 15 months' jail for inquiry no-show

South Africa's highest court on Tuesday sentenced ex-president Jacob Zuma to 15 months in jail for failing to appear at a corruption inquiry, as Zuma appeared to run out of options in his battle to escape prosecution.

S.Africa court rules ex-leader Zuma must face corruption trial

S.Africa court rules ex-leader Zuma must face corruption trial

South Africa's scandal-plagued former president Jacob Zuma will face trial on corruption charges over a 1990s arms deal, a court ruled Friday, in one of multiple alleged graft cases over his long political career.

South African police raid Gupta compound in Johannesburg

South African police raid Gupta compound in Johannesburg

The National Prosecuting Authority's (NPA) spokesman Luvuyo Mfaku said the raid was part of an investigation into theft, fraud and money laundering at a state-backed dairy project in the Free State province.

South Africa's Zuma appears in court over graft charges

South Africa's Zuma appears in court over graft charges

Jacob Zuma, 75, smiled broadly and gave a thumbs-up as he walked into the Durban High Court building to take his seat in the dock just seven weeks after he was forced to resign from office.

Zuma to appear in court on April 6 on graft charges

Zuma to appear in court on April 6 on graft charges

South Africa's former president Jacob Zuma was due to appear in court on April 6 to face charges of corruption in a years-old $2.5bn arms deal, his lawyer said on Monday.

South Africa hits fallen Zuma with arms deal corruption charges

South Africa hits fallen Zuma with arms deal corruption charges

Former South African president Jacob Zuma is to face corruption charges over a $2.5 billion arms deal, prosecutors said, as a years-old scandal returned to haunt him within weeks of his fall from power.

South Africa's new president vows to tackle state corruption

South Africa's new president vows to tackle state corruption

Jacob Zuma resigned on Wednesday under intense pressure from the ruling African National Congress (ANC) party that he had dominated during nine years in power.

South African police raid Gupta home, pressure cranks up on Zuma

South African police raid Gupta home, pressure cranks up on Zuma

South African police raided the family home of businessmen friends of President Jacob Zuma on Wednesday amid a probe into allegations that the family used their links with the president to win state contracts and influence Cabinet appointments.

ANC decides to remove Zuma as South African president

ANC decides to remove Zuma as South African president

South Africa's ruling party decided on Tuesday to sack Jacob Zuma as head of state, two sources said, after marathon talks over the fate of a leader whose scandal-plagued years in power darkened and divided Nelson Mandela's post-apartheid 'Rainbow Nation'.

South Africa's ANC to finalise talks on Zuma's future

South Africa's ANC to finalise talks on Zuma's future

South Africa's African National Congress leader Cyril Ramaphosa said the party's executive body would meet on Monday to finalise discussions on the future of President Jacob Zuma, who is under pressure to step down.

S.Africa's ANC confirms talks on Zuma exit

S.Africa's ANC confirms talks on Zuma exit

South Africa's ruling party confirmed Monday that discussions were underway on President Jacob Zuma's departure from office, possibly signalling the coming end to his scandal-tainted nine-year reign.