Zuma Trial Ends Over Technicality

South Africa’s High Court abruptly ened the corruption trial of Jacob Zuma due to a technicality Friday, leaving the ANC leader free to run for president of the country next year. Judge Chris Nicholson ruled that the 16 charges of fraud, corruption and racketeering, including Zuma’s allegedly receiving bribes totaling $500,000 from arms dealers, were invalid because the National Prosecuting […]

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SA Saying Bye-Bye To AA?

The African National Congress has opened the door to a debate on whether a sunset clause should apply to affirmative action, Business Report wrote today. It quoted the new minister in the presidency, Kgalema Motlanthe, as saying the government would consider phasing out the programme. Qualifying this, Motlanthe said an end date could be considered in certain aspects and only […]

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