South African soldiers intervene to quell riots, looting

Soldiers stepped up deployment in South Africa on Tuesday on a mission to quell looting sparked by the jailing of ex-president Jacob Zuma as the death toll from the violence rose to 32. President Jacob Zuma answers questions at Parliament in Cape Town, March 17, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY President Cyril … Continue reading South African soldiers intervene to quell riots, looting

Is there a political conspiracy against Jacob Zuma?

The words of former South African president Jacob Zuma when he addressed a sea of supporters on Friday in Durban was a heartfelt wish, a very painful one as it was, in light of the alleged political conspiracy against him. "One day they will wish the case never continued," he said, according to a report … Continue reading Is there a political conspiracy against Jacob Zuma?

Jacob Zuma To Repay Over $500,000 Stolen From Government.

South African President Jacob Zuma should reimburse the state for $507,000 in a scandal over upgrades to his private home, according to a report by the national treasury released Monday. Image: South African Presidenf, Jacob Zuma. The money amounts to a "reasonable percentage" of costs for improvements to Zuma's Nkandla home that were unrelated to … Continue reading Jacob Zuma To Repay Over $500,000 Stolen From Government.