Tag Archives: Jacob Zuma

Jacob Zuma To Face 16 Counts Of Corruption, Money Laundering & Racketeering

Former South African president Jacob Zuma will be facing 16 counts of corruption, money laundering, and racketeering, CNN reports. The news was announced by the National Prosecuting Authority director Shaun Abrahams, who added that everyone is equal under the law. He said: This is coming a month after Zuma resigned from presidency, after facing intense pressure both from the populace and his party.…

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South Africa’s ANC Decides To Remove Zuma As Head Of State -Source

South Africa’s African National Congress party executive committee has decided to “recall,” or remove, President Jacob Zuma as head of state, a senior ANC source told Reuters on Tuesday, after a 13-hour meeting of the party’s top leadership. Since Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa was elected party leader in December, Zuma has faced mounting calls from…

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Protesters Demand Resignation Of South Africa’s Jacob Zuma

On Monday, protesters stormed South Africa’s ruling party African National Congress (ANC)‘s party headquarters in Johannesburg demanding that President Jacob Zuma steps down. Scandal-plagued Zuma has been under increasing pressure to leave office before his term finishes in 2019 but reportedly dug in his heels during talks with ANC top brass Sunday night. ANC leaders are holding another emergency…

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Jacob Zuma Confirms Mugabe Is Under House Arrest

The South African President Jacob Zuma has confirmed Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is confined to his home. Tweeting through @GovernmentZA, the official South African Government account, it was announced that South Africa would be sending a special envoy to both Zimbabwe and Angola. It was revealed that the envoy, which will include the South African Minister of Defence, will…

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Jacob Zuma’s Son To Face Murder Trial

Duduzane Zuma, son of South African President, Jacob Zuma, will soon face trial for culpable homicide. According to Afriforum, a South-African rights group, Duduzane would be privately prosecuted over an accident in 2014 where one person was killed. The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) reportedly decided not to prosecute Duduzane after his Porsche 911 sports car…

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South African President, Jacob Zuma Escapes Impeachment

  Jacob Zuma of South Africa yesterday escaped an attempt to impeach him by the parliament over an alleged violation of the country’s post-apartheid constitution. Below is how THE WILL is reporting it. South African President, Jacob Zuma, has escaped an impeachment vote on Tuesday after a stormy session of parliament over a court ruling…

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Panama Papers: Mossack Fonseca Leak Reveals Elite Tax Evaders! Messi, Annan, Saraki, Ibori, More Fingered

  A total number of eleven million documents have been leaked from one of the world’s most secretive companies, Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca, the world’s fourth biggest provider of offshore services. These documents, which reveal how Mossack Fonseca helped clients consisting of rich and powerful individuals around the world launder money, evade tax, hide…

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