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# jacob-zuma - Wednesday 14 July, 2021

Why is South Africa facing its worst level of unrest since the 1990s?
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Why is South Africa facing its worst level of unrest since the 1990s?

Jul 14th 2021, 6:17 PM 25,689 Views 23 Comments

At least 72 people have died and over 1,200 have been arrested.

At least 72 now dead in South Africa rioting after Zuma jailing, with over 1,200 arrested
# South Africa
# South Africa

At least 72 now dead in South Africa rioting after Zuma jailing, with over 1,200 arrested

Jul 14th 2021, 7:15 AM 11,811 Views 2 Comments

Many of the deaths were caused by stampedes of people when shops were being looted.

# jacob-zuma - Tuesday 13 July, 2021

Death toll rises to 32 in South Africa as rioting and looting continues
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# South Africa

Death toll rises to 32 in South Africa as rioting and looting continues

Jul 13th 2021, 3:25 PM 15,489 Views 12 Comments

Riots began last week following the imprisonment of former president Jacob Zuma.

# jacob-zuma - Monday 12 July, 2021

Six dead in South Africa riots over jailing of ex-leader Zuma
# South Africa
# South Africa

Six dead in South Africa riots over jailing of ex-leader Zuma

Jul 12th 2021, 2:31 PM 11,376 Views 3 Comments

Police said shops and businesses have been looted and vandalised.

# jacob-zuma - Thursday 8 July, 2021

Former South African leader Jacob Zuma turns himself in for prison term
# Contempt Of Court
# Contempt Of Court

Former South African leader Jacob Zuma turns himself in for prison term

Jul 8th 2021, 7:52 AM 12,577 Views 4 Comments

Zuma decided to hand himself over to authorities to obey the order from the country’s highest court.

# jacob-zuma - Monday 23 November, 2020

Judge to file complaint against ex-South Africa president Jacob Zuma
# South Africa
# South Africa

Judge to file complaint against ex-South Africa president Jacob Zuma

Nov 23rd 2020, 4:21 PM 11,617 Views 9 Comments

The former head of state walked out of an inquiry investigating alleged corruption.

# jacob-zuma - Friday 16 March, 2018

Former South African president Zuma facing prosecution on corruption charges
# South Africa
# South Africa

Former South African president Zuma facing prosecution on corruption charges

Mar 16th 2018, 10:28 PM 7,109 Views 11 Comments

Zuma resigned as South African president last month after his party the ANC threatened to remove him from office.

# jacob-zuma - Thursday 15 February, 2018

From prison to the rich list: Who is South Africa's new president Cyril Ramaphosa?
# South Africa
# South Africa

From prison to the rich list: Who is South Africa's new president Cyril Ramaphosa?

Feb 15th 2018, 3:17 PM 24,872 Views 14 Comments

Nelson Mandela once described Ramaphosa as one of the most gifted leaders of the “new generation” of anti-apartheid campaigners.

# jacob-zuma - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Jacob Zuma resigns as South Africa's president after ANC party threatened his removal
# Clinging On
# Clinging On

Jacob Zuma resigns as South Africa's president after ANC party threatened his removal

Feb 14th 2018, 10:00 PM 16,315 Views 22 Comments

“I don’t fear exiting political office.”

# jacob-zuma - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

South Africa's ruling party has decided to oust scandal-tainted President Zuma - reports
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# South Africa

South Africa's ruling party has decided to oust scandal-tainted President Zuma - reports

Feb 13th 2018, 7:17 AM 5,847 Views 7 Comments

Jacob Zuma has refused to resign, local media reported.

# jacob-zuma - Monday 12 February, 2018

South African chief Jacob Zuma looks to finally be on the way out of office after nine years
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# Last Legs

South African chief Jacob Zuma looks to finally be on the way out of office after nine years

Feb 12th 2018, 7:04 AM 6,995 Views 17 Comments

ANC chiefs have met to finalise Zuma’s exit in the fallout from corruption charges being laid against him.

# jacob-zuma - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

South African president survives no-confidence motion
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# ANC

South African president survives no-confidence motion

Aug 8th 2017, 6:25 PM 7,104 Views 19 Comments

Criticism of Jacob Zuma from within his party has grown amid multiple corruption scandals.

# jacob-zuma - Thursday 31 March, 2016

South African president used taxpayer cash for swimming pool and amphitheatre
# Massive Scandal
# Massive Scandal

South African president used taxpayer cash for swimming pool and amphitheatre

Mar 31st 2016, 1:51 PM 14,954 Views 62 Comments

The country’s top court delivered a damning verdict on Zuma’s conduct today.

# jacob-zuma - Thursday 19 February, 2015

Zuma: I'm not racist, white people won't be chased out of South Africa
# Not A Racist
# Not A Racist

Zuma: I'm not racist, white people won't be chased out of South Africa

Feb 19th 2015, 6:14 PM 9,944 Views 42 Comments

However he said would never stop talking about history because children should know the country’s past to ensure that mistakes were not repeated.

# jacob-zuma - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

More than 80,000 to attend memorial service for Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg
# Long Goodbye
# Long Goodbye

More than 80,000 to attend memorial service for Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg

Dec 10th 2013, 7:15 AM 3,545 Views 15 Comments

Here’s what else will happen in South Africa this week as the country says goodbye to its former leader.

# jacob-zuma - Sunday 8 December, 2013

Bold boys and great lights: The week in quotes
# Say What?
# Say What?

Bold boys and great lights: The week in quotes

Dec 8th 2013, 7:00 PM 6,275 Views 1 Comment

“In terms of my personal view, I would have no issue living next to a pylon.”

# jacob-zuma - Friday 22 November, 2013

South African media warned not to publish pics of president's house - but do it anyway
# Hold The Front Page
# Hold The Front Page

South African media warned not to publish pics of president's house - but do it anyway

Nov 22nd 2013, 9:00 AM 16,980 Views 43 Comments

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.

# jacob-zuma - Saturday 24 August, 2013

Mandela occasionally 'unstable' but showing resilience
# Madiba
# Madiba

Mandela occasionally 'unstable' but showing resilience

Aug 24th 2013, 12:36 PM 4,429 Views 9 Comments

A statement from the South African president today said 95-year-old Mandela remains in a critical but stable condition.

# jacob-zuma - Monday 22 July, 2013

Nelson Mandela showing 'sustained improvement'
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# Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela showing 'sustained improvement'

Jul 22nd 2013, 4:31 PM 4,031 Views 10 Comments

The latest statement from the Office of the Presidency in South Africa says the 95-year-old is still in a critical condition.

# jacob-zuma - Thursday 18 July, 2013

# jacob-zuma - Thursday 11 July, 2013

Nelson Mandela 'responding to treatment'
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# Madiba

Nelson Mandela 'responding to treatment'

Jul 11th 2013, 1:57 PM 4,623 Views 15 Comments

The 94-year-old has been in hospital for over a month.

# jacob-zuma - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

South African archbishop prays for a 'peaceful end' for Mandela
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# SAFRICA

South African archbishop prays for a 'peaceful end' for Mandela

Jun 26th 2013, 7:55 AM 4,247 Views 2 Comments

Nelson Mandela is being treated in a hospital in Pretoria for a recurring lung infection.

# jacob-zuma - Monday 24 June, 2013

South Africa prays for Madiba: former president still 'critical' in Pretoria hospital
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# Madiba

South Africa prays for Madiba: former president still 'critical' in Pretoria hospital

Jun 24th 2013, 1:38 PM 3,795 Views 6 Comments

The 94-year-old has been in hospital since 8 June.

# jacob-zuma - Sunday 23 June, 2013

Nelson Mandela's condition 'has become critical' in the past 24 hours
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# Mandela

Nelson Mandela's condition 'has become critical' in the past 24 hours

Jun 23rd 2013, 8:48 PM 16,178 Views 67 Comments

President Jacob Zuma has issued a statement this evening.

# jacob-zuma - Saturday 22 June, 2013

Nelson Mandela's ambulance broke down on way to hospital
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# Mandela

Nelson Mandela's ambulance broke down on way to hospital

Jun 22nd 2013, 12:40 PM 6,291 Views 28 Comments

South African president Jacob Zuma confirmed the incident this morning, but said the 94-year-old former president suffered no harm.

# jacob-zuma - Sunday 16 June, 2013

Mandela's health improving as he 'engages with his family'
# South Africa
# South Africa

Mandela's health improving as he 'engages with his family'

Jun 16th 2013, 3:46 PM 3,119 Views 2 Comments

Jacob Zuma has again sought the prayers of South Africans, in wishing the state’s former president a happy Father’s Day.

# jacob-zuma - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

49 years to the day since he was imprisoned, Mandela begins fifth day in hospital
# South Africa
# South Africa

49 years to the day since he was imprisoned, Mandela begins fifth day in hospital

Jun 12th 2013, 8:38 AM 3,943 Views 12 Comments

The anti-apartheid leader’s condition continues to be described as “very serious but stable”.

# jacob-zuma - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

Nelson Mandela's condition unchanged as he faces fourth day in hospital
# South Africa
# South Africa

Nelson Mandela's condition unchanged as he faces fourth day in hospital

Jun 11th 2013, 7:56 AM 2,916 Views 3 Comments

South Africans are being urged to ‘let go’ of their former leader as his condition remains unchanged.

# jacob-zuma - Saturday 8 June, 2013

Mandela back in hospital in 'serious but stable' condition
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# Nelson Mandela

Mandela back in hospital in 'serious but stable' condition

Jun 8th 2013, 12:33 PM 3,404 Views 8 Comments

It marks the second hospitalisation in as many months for the frail anti-apartheid hero, who will turn 95 in July.

# jacob-zuma - Friday 3 May, 2013

Officials suspended after wedding guests land at South African military base
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# Wedding Crashers

Officials suspended after wedding guests land at South African military base

May 3rd 2013, 9:00 PM 21,893 Views 21 Comments

There have been calls of cronyism as the guests were attending the wedding of a major political donor to the ruling ANC.

# jacob-zuma - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

Outraged South Africans condemn Mandela 'exploitation' after photocall
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# South Africa

Outraged South Africans condemn Mandela 'exploitation' after photocall

Apr 30th 2013, 2:38 PM 11,854 Views 23 Comments

A frail looking Nelson Mandela was visited by president Jacob Zuma yesterday – his first public appearance in nine months.

# jacob-zuma - Saturday 6 April, 2013

Nelson Mandela discharged from hospital
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# Madiba

Nelson Mandela discharged from hospital

Apr 6th 2013, 2:23 PM 2,803 Views 4 Comments

The 94-year-old will now receive home-based care.

# jacob-zuma - Saturday 30 March, 2013

Nelson Mandela 'comfortable and responding to treatment'
# South Africa
# South Africa

Nelson Mandela 'comfortable and responding to treatment'

Mar 30th 2013, 1:00 PM 2,765 Views 1 Comment

The former SA president is now breathing without difficulty.

# jacob-zuma - Friday 29 March, 2013

Mandela in 'good spirits' despite hospital stay
# Madiba
# Madiba

Mandela in 'good spirits' despite hospital stay

Mar 29th 2013, 12:32 PM 2,676 Views 4 Comments

The former South African president is receiving treatment for a lung infection.

# jacob-zuma - Thursday 28 March, 2013

'The country must not panic, Mandela is fine' - Zuma reassures South Africa
# Madiba
# Madiba

'The country must not panic, Mandela is fine' - Zuma reassures South Africa

Mar 28th 2013, 9:59 PM 5,685 Views 19 Comments

Concerns have been raised about the hospitalisation of South Africa’s anti-apartheid leader and former president Nelson Mandela earlier today.

Mandela back in hospital with recurrent lung infection
# Nelson Mandela
# Nelson Mandela

Mandela back in hospital with recurrent lung infection

Mar 28th 2013, 8:16 AM 2,786 Views 3 Comments

It is the second time that the former South African president has been hospitalised this month.

# jacob-zuma - Friday 1 March, 2013

'Horrific and unacceptable': SA president condemns 'police dragging' case
# South Africa
# South Africa

'Horrific and unacceptable': SA president condemns 'police dragging' case

Mar 1st 2013, 8:38 AM 10,037 Views 39 Comments

Eight police officers accused of dragging a taxi driver behind their car have been suspended this morning.

# jacob-zuma - Thursday 7 February, 2013

Rape and subsequent death of teen sparks outrage in South Africa
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# South Africa

Rape and subsequent death of teen sparks outrage in South Africa

Feb 7th 2013, 7:45 PM 13,361 Views 41 Comments

Girl, 17, found disembowelled at a construction site and died later in hospital – the crime has been criticised by President Jacob Zuma.

# jacob-zuma - Sunday 6 January, 2013

Doctors say Mandela has recovered - president
# Madiba
# Madiba

Doctors say Mandela has recovered - president

Jan 6th 2013, 5:35 PM 4,014 Views 4 Comments

Jacob Zuma said that 94-year-old Mandela has recovered from a surgical procedure and lung infection.

# jacob-zuma - Wednesday 26 December, 2012

Nelson Mandela discharged from hospital in South Africa
# Nelson Mandela
# Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela discharged from hospital in South Africa

Dec 26th 2012, 7:15 PM 4,438 Views 10 Comments

The 94-year-old former leader was admitted to hospital three weeks ago for treatment for a recurring lung infection.

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