Former South African president Jacob Zuma will face prosecution on corruption charges that haunted much of his term in office, the country’s chief prosecutor said Friday. The ruling is the latest twist in a case that has dogged post-apartheid South Africa’s democratic leadership after the country inked a $5-billion (4.2-billion-euro) arms deal in the 1990s. “After consideration of the matter I am of the view there are reasonable prospects of a successful prosecution of Mr Zuma on the charges listed in the indictment,”…
The news that the South African President, Jacob Zuma was resigning with immediate effect came as a bolt of lightning on Wednesday the 14th of February. It was a Valentine’s Day special for all of Africa. Apparently, to stave off a vote of no confidence in him by his own party, the African National Congress, Zuma, quit the stage while the ovation was lowest.
Some telecommunications service providers are feeding fat on masking international calls coming into Nigeria, Chairman of Board of the Nigerian Communications Commission, Senator Olabiyi Durojaiye, has said. Durojaiye who said this at a workshop on Code of Corporate Governance in Kano warned telecommunications operators who had been indicted to desist from masking or face the consequences of their action. Masking of international calls is a practice through which calls coming into the country are received by…
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Mr. Cyril Ramaphosa on his election as the President of the Republic of South Africa.
Cyril Ramaphosa has been elected as the new President of South Africa.
President Jacob Zuma of South Africa, a master tactician who survived a string of scandals and harsh court judgments during his nearly nine-year presidency, agreed on Wednesday to step down, repudiated by the governing African National Congress Party, cornered by opposition parties and abandoned by millions of voters.