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2008-09-13 00:00:09

By Kim Sengupta Jacob Zuma's path to power in South Africa has been effectively cleared after a judge threw out corruption charges against him on the grounds that there may have been political meddling in his prosecution.

2008-08-05 00:00:11

By WILLIAM M GUMEDE ANALYSIS As Jacob Zuma seeks to have 16 corruption, fraud and money- laundering charges against him dismissed, the biggest loser already is South Africa's democracy, institutions and constitutional system.

2006-09-03 03:12:39

By Paul Simao JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Former South African Deputy President Jacob Zuma is due in court this week to face corruption charges, strengthened by outspoken supporters who have kept alive his hope of political resurrection.

2006-07-28 10:01:29

By Paul Simao DURBAN (Reuters) - South African trade unionists and communists rallied on Friday to demand authorities drop corruption charges against former Deputy President Jacob Zuma. Zuma is set to stand trial on Monday in a case that could wreck or resurrect his presidential hopes.

2006-05-10 10:00:08

By Wangui Kanina NAIROBI (Reuters) - An apology by South Africa's former deputy president for having unprotected sex with an HIV-positive woman will not make up for the harm done to efforts to fight AIDS there, a top UN official said on Wednesday.

2006-05-10 10:00:00

An apology by South Africa's former deputy president for having unprotected sex with an HIV-positive woman will not make up for the harm done to efforts to fight AIDS there, a top UN official said on Wednesday.

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 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.

2006-05-08 10:00:52

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Buoyed by an acquittal in his high-profile rape case, South Africa's former Deputy President Jacob Zuma addressed thousands of cheering supporters on Monday urging them not to be cowed by those in power.


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