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Delay in ex-South African leader's case as appeal planned

Oct. 15, 2019 5:09 AM EDT

PIETERMARITZBURG, South Africa (AP) — Court proceedings for former South African president Jacob Zuma were pushed back to Feb. 4 on Tuesday as his legal team said it would appeal a ruling dismissing its attempt to halt prosecution on graft charges for good. Zuma faces charges of corruption, money...

Former South African president Zuma to face corruption trial

Oct. 11, 2019 7:20 AM EDT

PIETERMARITZBERG, South Africa (AP) — Former South African president Jacob Zuma will face trial on corruption charges after a court on Friday dismissed his application to halt the case for good. The ruling means further scrutiny of a 1999 arms deal in which Zuma is accused of receiving bribes from French...