News of the day

18 May, 2021 12:00 AM printer

News of the day

South Africa’s scandal-tainted ex-president Jacob Zuma arrived in court on Monday for the expected start of a trial in a 20-year-old bribery case. Zuma is facing 16 charges of fraud, graft and racketeering relating to a 1999 purchase of fighter jets, patrol boats and military gear from five European arms firms for 30 billion rand—equal to almost $5.0 billion at the time.


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