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South African rights watchdog calls for calm after Zuma judgment

Johannesburg, South Africa | Xinhua | The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) on Wednesday called for calm following a court verdict which said former President Jacob Zuma has to be sent back to jail. This follows the verdict by the North Gauteng High Court on Wednesday nullifying and setting aside …

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Zuma’s corruption trial case postponed to September

Johannesburg, S.A. | Xinhua | South African former president Jacob Zuma’s corruption and money laundering trial at the Pietermaritzburg High Court in KwaZulu-Natal was postponed to Sept. 9 and 10 this year due to his hospitalization, said Judge Piet Koen on Tuesday. This came as Zuma was currently being hospitalized while …

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South Africa’s Zuma begins prison sentence for contempt of court

Johannesburg, South Africa | Xinhua | South Africa’s former president Jacob Zuma spent the first night of his 15-month imprisonment sentence at Estcourt Correctional Centre in KwaZulu-Natal, Correctional Services Department spokesperson Singabakho Nxumalo said Thursday. Speaking to Xinhua, Nxumalo said due to COVID-19 regulations, Zuma would be isolated from other prisoners …

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Former S. African President Zuma taken into custody

Johannesburg, South Africa | Xinhua | Former South African President Jacob Zuma was taken into custody on Wednesday night. South African Police Service national spokesperson Brigadier Vish Naidoo confirmed the news to Xinhua after midnight on Wednesday. “He’s been taken to custody well ahead of the deadline,” Naidoo said. “He will …

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MUSEVENI: We can defend Africa if we act right, together

Museveni asks African countries to solve continent’s security problems. ‘We can defend Africa if we act together and act right’ Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT, URN & PSCU |  President Museveni has asked African leaders to think about solving the security threats that several African countries face.    In his address …

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