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S.Africa's Zuma defiant after court appearance on graft charges

Durban - Former South African president Jacob Zuma came out fighting on Friday after appearing in court to face corruption charges over a suspect multi-billion dollar 1990s arms deal.

Arms firm's ex-lawyer speaks out ahead of Zuma's day in court

Pretoria - Shadowy figures, arms deals and allegations of corruption all feature in the thriller-like story behind the prosecution of South Africa's former president Jacob Zuma which begins in Durban on Friday.

S.Africa ex-president Zuma to face graft prosecution

Pretoria - Former South African president Jacob Zuma will face prosecution on corruption charges that haunted much of his term in office, the country's chief prosecutor said Friday.

Out but not yet down: Cloudy future awaits Jacob Zuma

Cape Town - South Africa's Jacob Zuma, president until Wednesday when he resigned on live TV, faces an uncertain future as his legal challenges mount and his support network crumbles.

S.Africa's Zuma resigns 'with immediate effect'

Pretoria - South African President Jacob Zuma announced his immediate resignation on Wednesday after the ruling ANC party threatened to eject him from office via a parliamentary vote of no confidence.

S.Africa's ANC to remove Zuma as head of state: local media

Johanesburg - South Africa's ruling ANC party ended marathon closed-door talks early Tuesday morning resolving to remove the scandal-tainted Jacob Zuma as head of state after he refused to resign, local media reported.

ANC bosses clear diaries as Zuma exit looms

Johanesburg - President Jacob Zuma's exit from office edged closer Friday as South African ruling party leaders cancelled a series of public appearances, fuelling speculation they were finalising his departure.

ANC bosses clear diaries as Zuma exit looms

Johanesburg - The leaders of South Africa's ruling party pulled out of a series of public engagements Friday, fuelling speculation that they will meet to finalise the departure of embattled President Jacob Zuma.

S.Africa's Zuma holds talks with successor as exit looms

Cape Town - Scandal-tainted South African President Jacob Zuma, who is under growing pressure to resign, held "fruitful" talks on Tuesday with his likely successor Cyril Ramaphosa, the ruling ANC party said.

Key speech postponed as S.Africa's Zuma faces threat of ouster

Cape Town - South Africa on Tuesday postponed its State of the Nation address, the keynote political event of the year, as the ruling ANC party grappled over the future of President Jacob Zuma.Zuma, in power since 2009, is fighting for survival.

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

Johanesburg - Senior members of South Africa's ANC party will hold an emergency meeting Monday to discuss whether President Jacob Zuma should stay in office after he reportedly refused to resign.

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

Johanesburg - Senior members of South Africa's ANC party will hold an emergency meeting Monday to discuss whether President Jacob Zuma should stay in office after he reportedly refused to resign.

S.Africa's Zuma: the great survivor

Johanesburg - South Africa's calm and often jovial Jacob Zuma is a former herdboy who fought in the anti-apartheid struggle and has clung on to the presidency despite a string of scandals.

S.Africa's top court delivers Zuma impeachment blow

Johanesburg - South Africa's top court on Friday ruled that parliament had failed to hold President Jacob Zuma accountable for using public money for private home upgrades, a move that could lead to impeachment proceedings.

S.Africa's top court delivers Zuma impeachment blow

Johanesburg - South Africa's top court on Friday ruled that parliament failed to hold embattled President Jacob Zuma accountable for using state funds to upgrade his private home, in a move that could trigger impeachment proceedings.

Zuma and Ramaphosa face battle of wills over S.Africa's future

Johanesburg - South Africa's Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa wrapped up Thursday the party conference that elected him ANC leader, with a vow to stamp out corruption in the organisation and in government.

Zuma admits S.Africans 'not happy' with ruling ANC party

Johanesburg - South African President Jacob Zuma admitted Saturday that voters were "not happy" with the ruling ANC party as it began a five-day conference to elect his successor as party leader.

S.Africa spy agency threatens to seek Zuma book ban

Johanesburg - South Africa's spy agency threatened on Friday to seek a banning order for a newly released book that makes a series of corruption allegations against President Jacob Zuma.

Zuma's ex-wife named MP ahead of key ANC leadership vote

Johanesburg - An ex-wife of South African President Jacob Zuma said Thursday that she was being re-appointed a lawmaker in parliament, in what is being seen as her latest step to secure the country's presidency in two years' time.

S.Africa's Zuma seeks to dodge graft charges again

Bloemfontein - South Africa's embattled president Jacob Zuma goes to court on Thursday in a fresh attempt to fend off the reinstatement of 783 graft charges relating to a 1990s arms deal.

In S.Africa, Zuma's scandals ensnare his ambitious son

Johanesburg - A long-running corruption scandal in South Africa has embroiled President Jacob Zuma, senior ministers and the wealthy Indian Gupta brothers -- but now Zuma's own son has taken centre-stage.

Zuma's ex-wife lashes critics as S.Africa power race hots up

Johanesburg - The former wife of South African President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday dismissed criticism that her bid to succeed him in office is a strategy to protect him from criminal prosecution.

Zuma's ex-wife lashes critics as S.Africa power race hots up

Johanesburg - The former wife of South African President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday dismissed criticism that her bid to succeed him in office is a strategy to protect him from criminal prosecution.

Pressure on S.Africa's Zuma as ANC leadership meets

Johanesburg - South Africa's President Jacob Zuma faced further opposition at a meeting of his party's top leadership Sunday but managed to sidestep a no-confidence vote after a turbulent three-day gathering.

South African president says ANC ready for female leader

Johanesburg - South African President Jacob Zuma has said the ruling ANC party is ready for its first female leader, days after his former wife was named by the party's influential women's league as its choice to succeed him.

S.Africa's Zuma easily survives no-confidence vote

Cape Town - South Africa's scandal-hit President Jacob Zuma easily survived a no-confidence vote in parliament Thursday as ruling ANC lawmakers ignored calls from opposition parties to vote him out of office.

Zuma to be quizzed by S.Africa watchdog

Johanesburg - South African President Jacob Zuma will be questioned by the country's top watchdog Thursday over alleged misconduct including allowing a wealthy Indian migrant family to choose ministers, officials said.

Zuma should pay back $500,000 of public funds: treasury

Johanesburg - South African President Jacob Zuma should pay back $500,000 of public funds spent upgrading his private residence with facilities including a chicken coop and a swimming pool, the treasury said Monday.

South Africa court rules Zuma should face almost 800 graft charges

Pretoria - South African President Jacob Zuma should face almost 800 corruption charges that were dropped in 2009, a judge said Friday, piling further pressure on the embattled leader.

S.Africa court to rule on Zuma corruption charges

Pretoria - A South African court will rule Friday on a bid to have more than 700 corruption charges reinstated against President Jacob Zuma, piling further pressure on the embattled leader.
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