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Supreme court rules Zuma’s appointment of chief prosecutor ‘invalid’

Supreme court rules Zuma’s appointment of chief prosecutor ‘invalid’

South Africa’s Supreme Court on Monday ruled that the appointment of chief prosecutor Shaun Abrahams was “constitutionally invalid”. The court’s ruling, upheld a decision by a lower court that found Abrahams was improperly appointed by former president Jacob Zuma. Abrahams had appealed the earlier High Court judgment that ruled that the removal of his predecessor, […] …

Ex-President Zuma dumps lawyer as fresh corruption charges loom

Ex-President Zuma dumps lawyer as fresh corruption charges loom

Former SoPresident Jacob Zuma has fired his long-time attorney, Michael Hulley‚ weeks before he is due back in court to face corruption and racketeering charges. “I can confirm that former President Zuma terminated my mandate two weeks ago‚” Hulley confirmed to TimesLIVE. “I am no longer acting for him in any of his current matters.” […] …

Ex-president Zuma graft case delayed by funding woes

Ex-president Zuma graft case delayed by funding woes

South Africa’s ex-president Jacob Zuma appeared in court Friday ahead of a corruption trial, raising questions about ballooning legal costs before addressing adoring crowds outside who condemned his prosecution. In front of Durban’s stone-fronted High Court, thousands of Zuma supporters sang anti-apartheid struggle songs, flew flags bearing Zuma’s face and chanted his name as he […] …

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