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Stay current with all the latest and breaking news from Jacob Zuma, compare headlines and perspectives between news sources on stories happening today. In total, 114 stories have been published about Jacob Zuma which Ground News has aggregated in the past 3 months.

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South Africa says UAE arrests Gupta brothers, wanted on corruption charges
Corruption · Johannesburg

South Africa says UAE arrests Gupta brothers, wanted on corruption charges

40% Center coverage: 55 sources
Rajesh Gupta and Atul Gupta of the Gupta family have been arrested. The Gupta brothers are friends of former President Jacob Zuma. They are accused in South Africa of using their relationship with Zuma to profit financially and influence senior appointments. They deny wrongdoing. The brothers fled South Africa after a judicial commission began probing their involvement in corruption in 2018. "Discussions between various law enforcement agencies in the UAE and South Africa on the way forward are ongoing," the government said.See the Story
South Africa's Zuma to pursue private prosecution against prosecutor
Corruption · Johannesburg

South Africa's Zuma to pursue private prosecution against prosecutor

50% Center coverage: 18 sources
Former South African President Jacob Zuma is pursuing private prosecution proceedings to remove the lead prosecutor in an arms deal corruption trial. Last month the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) torpedoed Zuma's latest bid to have lead prosecutor Billy Downer taken off the case. Zuma has pleaded not guilty to charges of corruption, money laundering and racketeering in the long-running case.See the Story
S.Africa's Ramaphosa should have known more about corruption under Zuma
Cyril Ramaphosa · Johannesburg

S.Africa's Ramaphosa should have known more about corruption under Zuma

71% Center coverage: 7 sources
Last damning findings of a four-year probe into state corruption in South Africa under ex-leader Jacob Zuma. President Ramaphosa could have acted against some of the allegations against his predecessor, the report says. The pillaging and mismanagement of South Africa's state-owned enterprises during Zuma’s nine years in office has been dubbed “state capture”See the Story

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Cyril Ramaphosa · South Africa

South Africa's Jacob Zuma would do anything for the Guptas - Zondo report

67% Right coverage: 3 sources
South Africa's former president accused of putting Gupta family's interests ahead of the country. Zuma hired and fired ministers central to the country's economy at the behest of the Gupta family. Report also details a web of corruption at the state electricity utility Eskom. Both Zuma, who served as president from 2009 until 2018, and Gupta family deny any wrongdoing.See the Story
Africa · Sandton

WRAP | Zuma to challenge Zondo Report, plans to go to JSC | News24

Coverage: 4 sources
Nhlanhla Nene says those who attack the rule of law in South Africa do so because they are "on the wrong side" of it. The Jacob Zuma Foundation will hold a media briefing to respond to the state capture report after it was issued by Chief Justice Raymond Zondo earlier this week. Zuma, who is heavily implicated in the report, is expected to announce the actions he will be taking going forward.See the Story
Africa

Another legal blow for Zuma as NPA DECLINES to prosecute Downer

75% Right coverage: 4 sources
The former president has been issued with a nolle prosequi certificate to pursue private prosecution. The certificate comes after the NPA declined Zuma's request to prosecute Downer, citing lack of evidence on the matter. Advocate Downer will of course defend himself in terms of the various legal remedies available to him.See the Story
Corruption

Jacob Zuma corruption trial postponed pending latest appeal

80% Right coverage: 5 sources
The Pietermaritzburg High Court has postponed former president Jacob Zuma's corruption trial to 17 May 2022. Judge Piet Koen deferred the trial on Monday due to the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) Zuma and French arms manufacturer Thales are on trial over the controversial multibillion-rand arms deal concluded in the late 1990s. The former president faces 18 charges and 783 counts of fraud, corruption, money laundering, and racketeering.See the Story
Nhlanhla Nene · South Africa

South Africa's Jacob Zuma would do anything for the Guptas - Zondo report

67% Right coverage: 3 sources
South Africa's former president accused of putting Gupta family's interests ahead of the country. Zuma hired and fired ministers central to the country's economy at the behest of the Gupta family. Report also details a web of corruption at the state electricity utility Eskom. Both Zuma, who served as president from 2009 until 2018, and Gupta family deny any wrongdoing.See the Story
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Jacob Zuma’s state capture review application to be launched next week: Mzwanele Manyi

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
Jacob Zuma's legal team is expected to lay a complaint against chief justice Raymond Zondo and file a review application challenging the final state capture report next week. Spokesperson for the Jacob Zuma Foundation Mzwanele Manyi confirmed to TimesLIVE that this was the plan.See the Story
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'Thank you baby daddy': LaConco thanks Jacob Zuma for her 'small' gift

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Nonkanyiso LaConco may have led Tweeps to believe she is still in a relationship with her baby daddy. A Tweep claims she shared an Instagram Story where she thanked her baby daddy for the small and big gestures, which included the grey gown she was wearing. This comes after LaCon co-star revealed that she was raising her son with her mom.See the Story
Africa · South Africa

Jacob Zuma expected to lay complaint against Raymond Zondo next week

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
Zuma made the threats through Jacob Zuma Foundation spokesperson Mzwanele Manyi, after the release of Zondo’s final report last weekSee the Story

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