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    South Africa’s embattled former president Jacob Zuma failed to appear on Monday before a judicial panel probing corruption during his nine-year tenure, again defying a court order for him to testify. Zuma, 79, who has snubbed previous summonses by the commission, refused to comply with the order from the constitutional court which ruled last month ...
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    Jacob Zuma   Corruption under South Africa’s former president Jacob Zuma was enabled by international banks, companies and governments which should now seek to recover the loot they helped to launder, British lawmaker Peter Hain told an inquiry on Monday. HSBC, Standard Chartered and India’s Bank of Baroda as well as their senior directors were ...
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    Embattled ex-President Jacob Zuma British lawmaker Peter Hain will tell an inquiry on Monday that corruption under South Africa’s former president Jacob Zuma was enabled by international banks, corporations and governments which should now seek to recover the loot they helped launder. Hain’s submission on Monday to the Judicial Commission of Inquiry into State Capture, ...
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    Former South African president Jacob Zuma will appeal a high court decision to deny him a permanent stay of prosecution on charges related to a $2 billion arms deal, his lawyers said on Tuesday. Zuma, in office from 2009-2018, had applied for the stay of prosecution for alleged fraud, racketeering and money laundering relating to ...
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    South African former President Jacob Zuma will stand trial on corruption charges relating to a $2 billion arms deal after a high court on Friday denied him a permanent stay of prosecution. The ruling by Judge Jerome Mnguni in Pietermaritzburg paves the way for Zuma’s long-awaited trial to start on Oct. 15. The case is ...
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    Trade unionist-turned-businessman Cyril Ramaphosa was sworn in as South Africa’s president on Saturday, vowing to create jobs and tackle deep-rooted corruption that has strangled economic growth. Ramaphosa, who becomes the country’s fourth democratically elected president since the end of apartheid, took the presidential oath before a crowd of about 32,000 people in a rugby stadium ...
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    The All Progressives Congress (APC), South African Chapter, has called on the President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure that the lives of Nigerians are safe in South Africa. Mr Sanni David, the National Publicity Secretary of the chapter, also called for tougher sanctions against the Republic of South Africa. “We expect that President Cyril Ramaphosa would ...
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            South Africa’s Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba has resigned, the president’s office said on Tuesday, following calls from opposition parties for him to stand down over a High Court ruling which said he had lied under oath. Gigaba, who was finance minister between March 2017 and February 2018, has denied any ...
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    Former South African Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has implicated Jacob Zuma as being part of an orchestrated campaign to loot billions of rand in taxpayer funds and decimate state institutions during his almost nine-year tenure as president. Gordhan, who now oversees state companies, made the allegations in a statement to a judicial panel that’s investigating ...
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    July 27, 2018 South Africa’s former president Jacob Zuma arrived at the Pietermaritzburg High Court on Friday for his third appearance on corruption charges relating to a $2.5 billion arms deal in the late 1990s. Zuma, who was ousted by the ruling party in February, faces 16 charges of fraud, racketeering and money laundering relating ...