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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.

2008-07-19 12:00:20

A 90th birthday bash for anti-apartheid icon and Nobel peace prize-winner Nelson Mandela was held in the small South African village he calls home.

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.

2006-07-31 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.

2006-07-28 07:35:00

When Jacob Zuma enters court for his corruption trial this month, more will be at stake than the reputation of South Africa's former deputy president.

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.

2006-05-11 05:20:19

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The woman who accused South Africa's former Deputy President Jacob Zuma of rape has fled into exile after a judge acquitted Zuma of the politically explosive charge, a local daily reported on Thursday.

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.

Word of the Day
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.