South African state prosecutors will appeal against a court ruling which could lead to nearly corruption charges being reinstated against President Jacob. The charges were levelled before his inauguration but dropped when he took office in 2009.
A South African court has ruled that corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma should be reinstated. The charges relate to a murky arms deal from the 1990s.
President Zuma has faced numerous corruption allegations in court. As the ANC is due to elect a new party leader, could Zuma's support of Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma be a move to save himself?
The biggest union group in South Africa, COSATU, has held nationwide rallies against corruption in the government. Many are calling for President Jacob Zuma to step down.
South African lawmakers have decided to keep President Jacob Zuma in power, with the ruling ANC party backing the leader despite corruption charges. The emotionally charged vote triggered rallies across the country.
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