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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 […] …

Ally of ousted S.African president Zuma steps down

Ally of ousted S.African president Zuma steps down

A key ally of former South African president Jacob Zuma announced Wednesday he would resign as premier of North West province after violent protests over alleged corruption and mismanagement. Supra Mahumapelo’s resignation was seen as a victory for President Cyril Ramaphosa in a power struggle within the ruling ANC (African National Congress) ahead of elections […] …

Ex-President Zuma’s son fined $5,000 for hate speech

Ex-President Zuma’s son fined $5,000 for hate speech

Former South African President Jacob Zuma’s son, Edward, on Tuesday agreed to pay $5,000 while he also apologised for an insulting letter. In 2017, Edward wrote an open letter in which he labeled the then finance minister, Pravin Gordhan; and tourism minister, Derek Hanekom, two critics of Zuma, as “sellouts.’’ On Tuesday, Edward reached an […] …

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