In another blow to South Africa’s embattled president, a high court ruled Friday that a 2009 decision to drop 783 corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma should be set aside, calling the earlier decision “irrational” and saying that Zuma should face the charges. It was Zuma’s second dose of bad news in South Africa’s courts in less […]
PRETORIA (Reuters) - South Africa's High Court on Friday ruled that a 2009 decision to drop 783 corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma should be reviewed, another setback for the scandal-ridden leader, who faces calls for his resignation.
South Africa’s governing party will help Jacob Zuma cover the costs of upgrades to his Nkandla homestead, a top party official has said. The 74-year-old president was found to have failed to uphold the constitution by South Africa’s highest court in March over his failure to heed a 2014 report by Public Protector Thuli Madonsela. Show More Summary
As support for President Jacob Zuma dwindles, young South Africans reflect on the upcoming local elections.
South African President Jacob Zuma survived an impeachment hearing on April 5 — the first of its kind in the postapartheid era. But Zuma needs to resign, before he further tarnishes the legacy of Nelson Mandela and the African National Congress. It is notable that most of the members of Zuma's...
The African Union (AU) has called on all African countries to investigate persons and companies implicated in the Panama Papers leak. Scores of high-profile Africans —including the nephew of South African President Jacob Zuma and the...Show More Summary
A top official in South Africa’s governing party warned the party was losing supporters’ trust in the fallout of a scandal involving President Jacob Zuma. South Africa’s highest court ruled on March 31 that Zuma, the leader of the African...Show More Summary
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's ruling African National Congress has lost some supporters' confidence and could totally lose them if it does not deal with discontent with President Jacob Zuma, an ANC official said on Sunday.
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - President Jacob Zuma's son, Duduzane, and members of the Gupta family resigned from a South African mining firm on Friday citing "a sustained political attack", the company said on Friday.
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa will hold local government elections on Aug. 3, President Jacob Zuma said on Wednesday, in what looks likely to become a referendum on his leadership after an attempt to impeach him and mounting concern about weak economic growth.
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African President Jacob Zuma's son said on Wednesday that there was an orchestrated plot to remove his father from the helm of Africa's most industrialized economy.
South African comedian Trevor Noah has dug his claws into President Jacob Zuma over the scandal surrounding state-funded upgrades to the embattled president’s home. Noah, who hails from Johannesburg and took over hosting U.S. satirical...Show More Summary
The African National Congress leader was ruled to have violated the constitution by spending public money on his private home
After country's top court ruled Jacob Zuma violated the constitution by spending millions of tax dollars on his private home, little changes
South African President Jacob Zuma survived an impeachment vote in parliament on Tuesday that was launched after the constitutional court ruled that he ignored an order to repay state funds spent on his private home. Zuma had the support...Show More Summary
South Africa's President Jacob Zuma survived an impeachment vote on Tuesday. South Africa's parliament ultimately voted to not impeach the president by 233 votes to 143, despite the country's highest court ruling against him last week,...Show More Summary
Jacob Zuma faces the vote in parliament after the country's top court ruled that he had violated the constitution.
South Africa’s governing party have backed President Jacob Zuma, ahead of an upcoming vote to impeach him. The motion to remove Zuma from office—which is being spearheaded by the main opposition party Democratic Alliance (DA)—came after...Show More Summary
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's ruling ANC party reaffirmed its support for President Jacob Zuma following Monday crisis talks, hours ahead of an impeachment vote called after the country's top court ruled he had failed to uphold the constitution.
South Africa's parliament will debate a motion to impeach President Jacob Zuma this week, according to The Guardian. Last Thursday, the highest court in South Africa's ruled that Zuma failed to uphold the constitution after he failed...Show More Summary