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South Africa’s Jacob Zuma given leave from jail to attend brother’s funeral

Former South African president Jacob Zuma will be allowed to leave prison Thursday to attend his brother’s funeral.Zuma will be permitted to wear civilian clothes at the funeral and afterwards will return to the Estcourt prison in eastern South...

Zuma appears in virtual corruption trial from jail

South Africa’s former president Jacob Zuma has appeared on a video link from prison to attend a corruption trial.Mr Zuma faces charges of fraud and racketeering dating back to the 1990s.This is the first time he’s been seen since...

Ramaphosa says South Africa violent protest was instigated

President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Friday his government would not allow “anarchy and mayhem” to prevail in South Africa after violence this week which he suggested had been deliberately provoked.Ramaphosa made the remarks when he visited Ethekwini Municipality, which...

Hundreds rally to support ex-president Zuma ahead of jail deadline

Hundreds of supporters of Jacob Zuma marched alongside the former South African president in his hometown of Nkandla on Saturday, a show of force against a court decision to jail him for 15 months for failing to appear at...

South Africa’s Zuma given 15-month jail term for contempt

South Africa's top court on Tuesday handed former president Jacob Zuma a 15-month jail term for contempt of court following his refusal to appear before graft investigators."The Constitutional Court can do nothing but conclude that Mr Zuma is guilty...

South Africa bans liquor sales as Covid-19 spikes

South Africa on Monday tightened COVID-19 restrictions, banning alcohol sales and extending a nationwide curfew, as infections shot through the one million mark owing to a faster-spreading variant of the disease discovered in the country.South Africa has recorded the...

Massive explosion rocks South African oil refinery in Durban

A massive fire rages at South Africa's second largest refinery Engen in south of Durban, after an explosion rocked the facility at about 7am on Friday, it was not yet clear whether there had been injuries or deaths.South African's...

Police use tear gas on protest over race in South Africa

Associated PressSouth African police used tear gas, stun grenades and water cannons on hundreds of mainly Black protesters who gathered again Friday outside a high school in a predominantly white neighborhood that’s become a flashpoint for racial tensions.The opposition...

Controversial prophet Bushiri turns self over to Malawi police

A self-proclaimed "prophet" and controversial millionaire has surrendered himself to the police in Malawi following his mysterious return from South Africa, where he was on trial for fraud and money laundering charges.The incident last week has threatened a diplomatic...

Zuma says graft inquiry judge biased, seeks his recusal

Lawyers for South Africa’s former president Jacob Zuma, who was compelled to appear before a judicial inquiry into corruption, accused the judge of being biased and said he should recuse himself.Zuma, who was removed as president in 2018, a...
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Nearly a score killed in road ambush by Islamist militants in east DR Congo

At least 16 people, including six women and two children, have been killed in a suspected Islamist militant attack...
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