Jacob Zuma

  • Africa & World

    SA ConCourt upholds Zuma’s jail sentence

    SOUTH Africa’s Constitutional Court on Friday dismissed former president Jacob Zuma’s application to rescind the court’s earlier judgment, which sentenced him to 15 months’ imprisonment for contempt of court. The country’s apex court had sentenced Zuma in June for failure to comply with an order the court passed in January ordering the former president to honour a summons to appear…

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    DA furious over decision to place Zuma on medical parole

    JOHANNESBURG. — DA Leader John Steenhuisen says they will call the National Commissioner of Correctional Service Arthur Fraser to answer on his department’s decision to release former President Jacob Zuma on medical parole.   Zuma, who was serving a 15-month- jail sentence for contempt of court after ignoring a Constitutional Court to appear before the State Capture Commission, was granted medical parole because of ill-health earlier…

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    Zuma released from prison on medical parole

    SOUTH African former president Jacob Zuma has been released from prison on medical parole, the department of correctional services confirmed on Sunday. The department said in a statement: “Medical parole placement for Mr Zuma means that he will complete the remainder of the sentence in the system of community corrections, whereby he must comply with a specific set of conditions…

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