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'Indians have been here for over 100 yrs': Zulu leader's impassioned plea to stop anti-Indian sentiment in South Africa
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'Indians have been here for over 100 yrs': Zulu leader's impassioned plea to stop anti-Indian sentiment in South Africa

The tensions have been particularly high in the sprawling Indian township of Phoenix, north of Durban, and residents of three surrounding Black areas following the deaths of 22 people in Phoenix during the riots and looting last week by vigilante groups

South Africa riots: Deaths climb to 72 after imprisonment of ex-president Jacob Zuma
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South Africa riots: Deaths climb to 72 after imprisonment of ex-president Jacob Zuma

The violence broke out after Zuma began serving a 15-month after he refused to comply with a court order to testify at a anti-corruption probe

At least 10 killed in South Africa over riots triggered by jailing of former president Jacob Zuma
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At least 10 killed in South Africa over riots triggered by jailing of former president Jacob Zuma

President Cyril Ramaphosa assured the nation that the police and army would restore order and appealed to citizens to work together for peace

South Africa's highest court to hear Jacob Zuma's challenge to jail sentence on 12 July
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South Africa's highest court to hear Jacob Zuma's challenge to jail sentence on 12 July

The constitutional court on Tuesday sentenced Zuma to 15 months in jail after he repeatedly refused to appear at the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture

Ex-South Africa president Jacob Zuma gets 15-month jail sentence for contempt of court
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Ex-South Africa president Jacob Zuma gets 15-month jail sentence for contempt of court

The 79-year-old, accused of enabling the plunder of State coffers during his nearly nine years in office, has refused to appear before graft investigators

South African inquiry panel to seek jail term for ex-president Jacob Zuma for defying summons
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South African inquiry panel to seek jail term for ex-president Jacob Zuma for defying summons

Zuma has insisted that he will not appear before the panel unless its chairperson, whom he has accused of being biased, steps down

South Africa elections: ANC retains hold over power, but new govt faces myriad challenges of unemployment, poverty
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South Africa elections: ANC retains hold over power, but new govt faces myriad challenges of unemployment, poverty

The African National Congress will have to revisit its liberation ideals to regain the trust of the people of South Africa.

South Africa forced to drop warrant against Jacob Zuma loyalist Ajay Gupta for 'lack of evidence'
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South Africa forced to drop warrant against Jacob Zuma loyalist Ajay Gupta for 'lack of evidence'

The National Prosecution Authority of South Africa decided on Thursday to scrap the arrest warrant issued last February for Jacob Zuma loyalist Ajay Gupta, who was considered a fugitive from justice after leaving for Dubai a year ago.

South Africa finance minister Nhlanhla Nene resigns over corruption links; Tito Mboweni named as his successor
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South Africa finance minister Nhlanhla Nene resigns over corruption links; Tito Mboweni named as his successor

Nhlanhla Nene resigned over undisclosed meetings with a business family at the heart of a corruption scandal, dealing a blow to President Cyril Ramaphosa.

South Africa widens corruption probe against ex-president Jacob Zuma's allies to India, China and Dubai
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South Africa widens corruption probe against ex-president Jacob Zuma's allies to India, China and Dubai

South Africa has widened a corruption probe into allies of ex-president Jacob Zuma to other countries including India, China and Dubai, the police minister

Cyril Ramaphosa elected new South African president by parliament hours after resignation of Jacob Zuma
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Cyril Ramaphosa elected new South African president by parliament hours after resignation of Jacob Zuma

Cyril Ramaphosa was elected unopposed as South Africa's new president, hours after longtime president Jacob Zuma resigned.

Jacob Zuma says he will be 'forever indebted to ANC': Full text of South African president's resignation address
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Jacob Zuma says he will be 'forever indebted to ANC': Full text of South African president's resignation address

South Africa's scandal-hit president Jacob Zuma resigned, ending an impasse with his ruling African National Congress (ANC) party. Here is the full text of his statement

South Africa's Jacob Zuma resigns as president, rails against ANC party for ousting him
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South Africa's Jacob Zuma resigns as president, rails against ANC party for ousting him

South African president Jacob Zuma resigned on Wednesday as the ruling ANC party finally turned against him after nine years of corruption scandals, economic slowdown and falling popularity.

After Jacob Zuma's exit, Cyril Ramaphosa faces uphill task of putting South Africa back on road to prosperity, self-respect
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After Jacob Zuma's exit, Cyril Ramaphosa faces uphill task of putting South Africa back on road to prosperity, self-respect

The road back to prosperity will be hard in a nation divided by inequality but Jacob Zuma's ouster proved enduring strength of South Africa's institutions.

Jacob Zuma's reluctant exit ushers in new South African president Cyril Ramaphosa
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Jacob Zuma's reluctant exit ushers in new South African president Cyril Ramaphosa

South Africa readied to welcome wealthy former businessman Cyril Ramaphosa as its new president on Thursday after scandal-tainted Jacob Zuma resigned.

Full text: After Jacob Zuma resigns as President of South Africa, ANC hails leader's achievements
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Full text: After Jacob Zuma resigns as President of South Africa, ANC hails leader's achievements

President Jacob Zuma resigned on Wednesday as the ruling ANC party finally turned against him. Soon after Zuma's resignation, the ANC released a statement.

South Africa's ruling ANC orders Jacob Zuma to quit immediately or face no-confidence motion in parliament
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South Africa's ruling ANC orders Jacob Zuma to quit immediately or face no-confidence motion in parliament

A defiant Jacob Zuma refused to step down as the South African president, hours after the ruling African National Congress (ANC) ordered him to quit by evening or face a motion of no-confidence in parliament.

As end nears, Jacob Zuma refuses to resign: South Africa's embattled president faces confidence vote on 22 February
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As end nears, Jacob Zuma refuses to resign: South Africa's embattled president faces confidence vote on 22 February

South African president Jacob Zuma's days as Head of State appear numbered after his own party resolved to remove him from office at a marathon meeting that ended early on Tuesday morning.

Cyril Ramaphosa's eventful career may take him from trade unionist and tycoon to South Africa's next president
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Cyril Ramaphosa's eventful career may take him from trade unionist and tycoon to South Africa's next president

Cyril Ramaphosa's long and eventful career has taken him from trade union activist to multi-millionaire — and now within a heartbeat of the South African presidency

South Africa's ANC party says President Jacob Zuma 'agrees in principle' to resign in three to six months
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South Africa's ANC party says President Jacob Zuma 'agrees in principle' to resign in three to six months

South Africa's ANC party confirmed on Tuesday it had decided to "recall" scandal-tainted President Jacob Zuma from office but said there was no deadline for him to resign, pitching the country into further uncertainty.