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President Cyril Ramaphosa deploys South African Defence Force to curb ongoing violent riots 

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa deploys South African Defence Force…

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South Africa violence: President Ramaphosa warns protesters of stern action

Total 62 people were arrested in both provinces until Sunday morning for damage, looting, and roadblocking.

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South Africa to remain on level 4 lockdown as coronavirus continues to spread 

With coronavirus infections on rise, South Africa has decided to continue…

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Former South African President Jacob Zuma begins jail term

Zuma was taken into custody by the South African police just before midnight on Wednesday to serve his 15-month jail term as ordered by the Constitutional Court.

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South Africa's ex-president Jacob Zuma starts serving jail term for contempt of court 

Jacob Zuma was sentenced for snubbing anti-graft investigators. This is the first time an African former head of state is jailed for refusing to respond to a corruption probe. 

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Interpol issues Red Corner Notice against Gupta brothers and others

The case in South Africa is related to alleged procurement fraud involving R24.9, paid between November 2011 to Nulane Investment 204, a company owned and controlled by Iqbal Sharma

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Zuma: No honest person can accuse me of being an enemy of rule of law 

Last week, the apex court sentenced Former South Africa president Jacob Zuma to 15-month imprisonment after he was found guilty of contempt of court for failing to appear before the Zondo…

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Court in South Africa to hear Zuma's challenge to jail term

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (​SABC) reported that the court will hear his application on July 12

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South Africa: Jacob Zuma files urgent application in Constitutional Court

If Zuma does not comply, the court has instructed the police minister and the national police commissioner to lawfully ensure that he is taken into custody within three days

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Jacob Zuma's foundation condemns 'emotional, angry' South African court for his jail sentence

Zuma failed to appear at a corruption inquiry led by Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo in February, prompting the inquiry's lawyers to ask the Constitutional Court to seek an order for his…

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South Africa moves to Level 4 lockdown as COVID-19 infections surge: President Cyril Ramaphosa

Ramaphosa emphasised that the country is in the grip of a destructive wave."We don't know how long this wave will last, but it appears to be longer than the first wave (15 weeks) and the second…

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WHO to set up vaccine tech transfer hub in South Africa  

The World Health Organization, French President Emmanuel Macron and South African President Cyril Ramaphosa jointly held a media briefing on Monday

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South Africa enters third wave of coronavirus; positivity rate reaches 15.7%

The latest statistics from NICD showed an increase of 844 hospital admissions in the past 24 hours and 127 additional hospital deaths

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South Africa: Ramaphosa announces economic recovery plan

Cyril Ramaphosa added that the government has the task of building a new economy in the wake of a global pandemic

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South Africa's Health Minister put on special leave

Mkhize held a media briefing and said that he had discussed with President the possibility of taking special leave, but added that resignation was not on the table

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