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South Africa's Zuma files court application to block influence peddling report

JOHANNESBURG: South African President Jacob Zuma has asked the High Court to set aside an anti-corruption watchdog report that called for a judicial inquiry into alleged influence-peddling in his government, his office said on Saturday. The watchdog’s report, released on Nov. 2, focused on allegations that businessman brothers Ajay, Atul and Rajesh Gupta had influenced… Read More »

South African opposition says police promise to look into Zuma

JOHANNESBURG: South Africa’s main opposition party said on Tuesday that police had promised to look into its accusations of corruption against President Jacob Zuma. The Democratic Alliance (DA) filed a criminal complaint against Zuma last week after an anti-corruption agency published a report listing allegations of influence-peddling in Zuma’s government. The DA said an investigation… Read More »

South Africa's Zuma appeal against graft charges to be heard in open court

JOHANNESBURG: South Africa’s Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) on Wednesday told President Jacob Zuma’s lawyers to argue their case against the reinstatement of corruption charges against him in open court, granting the head of state a brief reprieve. Zuma is appealing a ruling by the High Court in April ordering a review of a National… Read More »