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2006-07-31 06:20:36

By Paul Simao PIETERMARITZBURG, South Africa (Reuters) - A South African judge on Monday postponed the graft trial of former Deputy President Jacob Zuma as defense lawyers called for the case to be dismissed.

2006-05-09 15:09:21

By Manoah Esipisu JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Former Deputy President Jacob Zuma said on Tuesday he was willing to run for election as South Africa's next president, wasting no time launching a political comeback attempt after his acquittal on rape charges.

2006-05-09 09:39:22

By Rebecca Harrison JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The acquittal of former Deputy President Jacob Zuma on rape charges has set South Africa back by decades in its fight against sexual violence and a brutal AIDS epidemic, activists said on Tuesday.

2006-05-09 08:19:43

By Manoah Esipisu JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Former Deputy President Jacob Zuma said on Tuesday he was willing to run for election as South Africa's next president, wasting no time launching a political comeback attempt after his acquittal on rape charges.

2006-05-09 05:39:15

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's former Deputy President Jacob Zuma apologized on Tuesday for having unprotected sex with an HIV-positive woman and said he was resuming his duties at the ruling ANC party after his acquittal on rape charges. "I apologize.

2006-04-03 10:30:11

By Paul Simao JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's former Deputy President Jacob Zuma took the stand on Monday in his rape trial, launching a personal defence against charges that could explode his hopes of becoming the country's next president.

2006-04-03 08:03:10

By Paul Simao JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's former Deputy President Jacob Zuma took the stand on Monday in his rape trial, launching a personal defense against charges that could explode his hopes of becoming the country's next president.

2006-04-03 05:28:08

By Paul Simao JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's former Deputy President Jacob Zuma took the stand on Monday in his rape trial, suggesting the charges were part of a political plot designed to bury his hopes of becoming the next president.

2005-12-07 06:41:02

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) suspended party deputy president Jacob Zuma on Wednesday pending his trial on a rape charge.

2005-12-07 04:12:10

By Manoah Esipisu JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African newspapers demanded on Wednesday that former deputy president Jacob Zuma relinquish his leadership post in the ruling African National Congress a day after he was charged in court with rape.


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abactinal
  • Pertaining to the surface or end opposite to the mouth in a radiate animal.
The word 'abactinal' comes from a Greek root meaning 'ray' and a Latin prefix meaning 'away'.
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