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2008-09-21 18:00:12

Text of report by press release service of South African Press Association (SAPA) news agency [Statement Issued by the Democratic Alliance on the SAP PR Wire Service] 21 September 2008 President Mbeki made a dignified resignation speech.

2008-08-05 12:00:17

Text of report by non-profit South African Press Association (SAPA) news agency PIETERMARITZBURG Aug 5 Sapa Ruling party leader Jacob Zuma lashed out at the media in an address to his supporters outside the Pietermaritzburg High Court on Tuesday.

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.

2006-07-28 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.

2006-05-15 02:16:40

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Popular South African politician Jacob Zuma has been handed back his duties of deputy president of the ruling African National Congress a week after he was acquitted of rape charges, a newspaper reported.

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.

2006-05-08 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.

2006-05-08 02:08:18

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - A South African judge on Monday began delivering his verdict in the rape trial of former Deputy President Jacob Zuma as crowds of Zuma supporters chanted and danced outside the court proclaiming his innocence.

2006-04-04 05:47:23

By Paul Simao JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Former South African Deputy President Jacob Zuma, who is fighting to save his political career, told his rape trial on Tuesday that he does not have HIV, the virus that leads to AIDS.

2006-03-29 09:04:27

By Paul Simao JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - A South African judge on Wednesday refused to dismiss a rape case against former Deputy President Jacob Zuma, a fresh blow for the onetime presidential frontrunner now fighting separate sex and graft scandals.

Word of the Day
  • The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
  • A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
  • To mutter deliriously.
The word 'dwale' comes from an Old English word meaning 'error, doubt, delusion.'