A court announcement on the corruption case against Jacob Zuma, the man likely to be South Africa's next president, will be delayed, prosecutors said, with just three weeks to go before the country's general election.
An appeals court has overturned a prior ruling that dismissed corruption charges against the leader of South Africa's ruling ANC party, Jacob Zuma, clearing the way for graft charges against him to be reopened just months before a general election.
South Africa's ruling African National Congress party has launched its election campaign. The party faces a stiff battle from the breakaway Congress of the People, set up in December by disillusioned ANC activists.
South Africa's parliament voted Thursday to abolish the Scorpions, an elite unit that investigates graft among top politicians including the leader of the ruling African National Congress party, Jacob Zuma (photo).
One third of South Africa's ANC cabinet resigned after President Thabo Mbeki stepped down. The 14 members include the vice-president and the finance minister. ANC head Jacob Zuma said there was "no need to panic".
South Africa's ruling party chief Jacob Zuma will hear Friday if corruption charges against him will go to court. Zuma faces 16 different charges, but further legal wrangles are expected if the hearing does not rule in his favour.
The leader of South Africa's ruling ANC party, Jacob Zuma, will appear in court on Friday. The court will decide whether to continue proceedings in a corruption case involving the leading candidate for next year's presidential election.
As South Africa's ruling party chief Jacob Zuma, on trial for corruption charges, left the court on Monday, thousands of supporters cheered him as a hero. Zuma's lawyers are trying to obtain a dismissal of the allegations against him.