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# South Africa
South African court orders former president Jacob Zuma back to jail
A court withdrew the medical parole given to Zuma who has served two months of a 15-month term for refusing to testify before a state commission.
# Explainer
Why is South Africa facing its worst level of unrest since the 1990s?
At least 72 people have died and over 1,200 have been arrested.
# South Africa
At least 72 now dead in South Africa rioting after Zuma jailing, with over 1,200 arrested
Many of the deaths were caused by stampedes of people when shops were being looted.
# South Africa
Death toll rises to 32 in South Africa as rioting and looting continues
Riots began last week following the imprisonment of former president Jacob Zuma.
# South Africa
Six dead in South Africa riots over jailing of ex-leader Zuma
Police said shops and businesses have been looted and vandalised.
# Contempt of Court
Former South African leader Jacob Zuma turns himself in for prison term
Zuma decided to hand himself over to authorities to obey the order from the country’s highest court.
# South Africa
Judge to file complaint against ex-South Africa president Jacob Zuma
The former head of state walked out of an inquiry investigating alleged corruption.
# South Africa
Former South African president Zuma facing prosecution on corruption charges
Zuma resigned as South African president last month after his party the ANC threatened to remove him from office.
# South Africa
From prison to the rich list: Who is South Africa's new president Cyril Ramaphosa?
Nelson Mandela once described Ramaphosa as one of the most gifted leaders of the “new generation” of anti-apartheid campaigners.
# clinging on
Jacob Zuma resigns as South Africa's president after ANC party threatened his removal
“I don’t fear exiting political office.”
# South Africa
South Africa's ruling party has decided to oust scandal-tainted President Zuma - reports
Jacob Zuma has refused to resign, local media reported.
# last legs
South African chief Jacob Zuma looks to finally be on the way out of office after nine years
ANC chiefs have met to finalise Zuma’s exit in the fallout from corruption charges being laid against him.
South African president survives no-confidence motion
Criticism of Jacob Zuma from within his party has grown amid multiple corruption scandals.
# massive scandal
South African president used taxpayer cash for swimming pool and amphitheatre
The country’s top court delivered a damning verdict on Zuma’s conduct today.
# not a racist
Zuma: I'm not racist, white people won't be chased out of South Africa
However he said would never stop talking about history because children should know the country’s past to ensure that mistakes were not repeated.
# Long Goodbye
More than 80,000 to attend memorial service for Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg
Here’s what else will happen in South Africa this week as the country says goodbye to its former leader.
# Say what?
Bold boys and great lights: The week in quotes
“In terms of my personal view, I would have no issue living next to a pylon.”
# Hold the front page
South African media warned not to publish pics of president's house - but do it anyway
The South African president’s home has been revamped using taxpayers money – and the government says it’s a security breach to publish any photographs of it.
# Madiba
Mandela occasionally 'unstable' but showing resilience
A statement from the South African president today said 95-year-old Mandela remains in a critical but stable condition.
# Nelson Mandela
Nelson Mandela showing 'sustained improvement'
The latest statement from the Office of the Presidency in South Africa says the 95-year-old is still in a critical condition.
# Madiba
Nelson Mandela 'responding to treatment'
The 94-year-old has been in hospital for over a month.
South African archbishop prays for a 'peaceful end' for Mandela
Nelson Mandela is being treated in a hospital in Pretoria for a recurring lung infection.
# Madiba
South Africa prays for Madiba: former president still 'critical' in Pretoria hospital
The 94-year-old has been in hospital since 8 June.
# Mandela
Nelson Mandela's condition 'has become critical' in the past 24 hours
President Jacob Zuma has issued a statement this evening.
# Mandela
Nelson Mandela's ambulance broke down on way to hospital
South African president Jacob Zuma confirmed the incident this morning, but said the 94-year-old former president suffered no harm.
# South Africa
Mandela's health improving as he 'engages with his family'
Jacob Zuma has again sought the prayers of South Africans, in wishing the state’s former president a happy Father’s Day.
# South Africa
49 years to the day since he was imprisoned, Mandela begins fifth day in hospital
The anti-apartheid leader’s condition continues to be described as “very serious but stable”.
# South Africa
Nelson Mandela's condition unchanged as he faces fourth day in hospital
South Africans are being urged to ‘let go’ of their former leader as his condition remains unchanged.
# Nelson Mandela
Mandela back in hospital in 'serious but stable' condition
It marks the second hospitalisation in as many months for the frail anti-apartheid hero, who will turn 95 in July.
# Wedding Crashers
Officials suspended after wedding guests land at South African military base
There have been calls of cronyism as the guests were attending the wedding of a major political donor to the ruling ANC.
# South Africa
Outraged South Africans condemn Mandela 'exploitation' after photocall
A frail looking Nelson Mandela was visited by president Jacob Zuma yesterday – his first public appearance in nine months.
# Madiba
Nelson Mandela discharged from hospital
The 94-year-old will now receive home-based care.
# South Africa
Nelson Mandela 'comfortable and responding to treatment'
The former SA president is now breathing without difficulty.
# Madiba
Mandela in 'good spirits' despite hospital stay
The former South African president is receiving treatment for a lung infection.
# Madiba
'The country must not panic, Mandela is fine' - Zuma reassures South Africa
Concerns have been raised about the hospitalisation of South Africa’s anti-apartheid leader and former president Nelson Mandela earlier today.
# Nelson Mandela
Mandela back in hospital with recurrent lung infection
It is the second time that the former South African president has been hospitalised this month.
# South Africa
'Horrific and unacceptable': SA president condemns 'police dragging' case
Eight police officers accused of dragging a taxi driver behind their car have been suspended this morning.
# South Africa
Rape and subsequent death of teen sparks outrage in South Africa
Girl, 17, found disembowelled at a construction site and died later in hospital – the crime has been criticised by President Jacob Zuma.
# Madiba
Doctors say Mandela has recovered - president
Jacob Zuma said that 94-year-old Mandela has recovered from a surgical procedure and lung infection.