Fri. Oct 18th, 2019

Jacob Zuma

Just In: SA Ex-President To Face Corruption Charges

Mr Jacob Zuma who served as South Africa’s Fourth President from 2009 till he resigned on 14 February 2018 will face trial on October 15, 2019. This comes after a South African High Court denied him a permanent stay of prosecution on 11 October, 2019.

This trial comes shortly after he was alleged of diverting over $2.5bn meant for procuring arms for security purposes. Mr Zuma however is facing a 16 count charges bothering on fraud, racketeering and money laundering relating to a deal to buy 30 billion rand of European military hardware for South Africa’s Armed Forces in the late 90s.

All these charges has however been denied by the ex-president and claimed he is a victim of political vengeance.

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