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2006-03-06 09:11:14

By Manoah Esipisu JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - An HIV-positive AIDS activist testified in court on Monday that South Africa's former Deputy President Jacob Zuma raped her without a condom, in a case that could end the charismatic leader's political career.

2006-03-06 05:47:11

By Manoah Esipisu JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's former Deputy President Jacob Zuma pleaded not guilty on Monday to a rape charge that could end his political career, saying he had consensual sex with the woman who lodged the complaint.

2006-03-06 04:20:56

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's former Deputy President Jacob Zuma pleaded not guilty to a rape charge on Monday, saying he had sexual relations with the woman who lodged the accusation but that it was consensual. "We had sex for some time.

2006-02-18 07:28:37

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African President Thabo Mbeki on Saturday hailed Haiti's election outcome, which local officials have said could lead to the return of ousted former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide.

2006-02-15 04:00:02

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's former Deputy President Jacob Zuma fathered a son with the sister of a judge who could preside over his rape trial, further clouding the politically-charged case, a newspaper reported on Wednesday.

2006-02-14 04:48:30

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The rape trial of South Africa's former Deputy President Jacob Zuma was postponed on Tuesday until March 6 at the request of the defense. Judge Ezra Goldstein made the announcement to a packed courtroom as around 1,500 supporters of Zuma gathered outside.

2006-02-13 06:05:00

Besieged by angry protesters, a South African court on Monday launched the rape trial of former Deputy President Jacob Zuma -- a man once seen as the likely next leader of Africa's most powerful country.

2006-02-13 01:13:58

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Riot police fanned out through central Johannesburg on Monday, locking down security as former Deputy President Jacob Zuma was due to face a rape trial that has rocked the ruling African National Congress.

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 06:22:21

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) said on Wednesday that party deputy president Jacob Zuma would suspend his official duties pending his trial on a rape charge, a party spokesman said.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.