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By Andrew Meldrum, Mogomotsi Magome, Associated Press
In South Africa, rioting and looting rocked parts of the country again overnight. The trouble began last week after the country’s former leader Jacob Zuma was jailed, and police say more than 70 people have been killed and 1,200 arrested.
By Nick Schifrin, Ali Rogin
Sporadic violence broke out after Zuma on Thursday began serving a 15-month sentence for contempt of court for refusing to testify at an investigation of allegations of corruption while he was president.
By Mogomotsi Magome, Andrew Meldrum, Associated Press
Zuma decided to hand himself over to authorities to obey the order from the country's highest court, the Constitutional Court, that he should serve a prison term for contempt of court.
By Mogomotsi Magome, Associated Press
South Africa's former President Jacob Zuma has been found guilty of contempt of court and sentenced to 15 months in prison for defying a court order to appear before an inquiry probing wide-ranging allegations of corruption during his tenure from…
By Christopher Torchia, Associated Press
Cyril Ramaphosa was elected as South Africa's new president after the resignation of Jacob Zuma, whose scandals brought the storied African National Congress to its weakest point since taking power at the end of apartheid.
Jacob Zuma resigned on Wednesday in a televised address to the nation, avoiding his almost certain ouster in a parliamentary vote scheduled for Thursday after years of corruption scandals.
South African President Jacob Zuma said "I will be out" if parliament votes against him in a motion of no confidence set for Thursday.
By PBS NewsHour
President Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe’s 93-year-old ruthless ruler since 1980, is under house arrest in his own mansion, detained by elements of his military. The generals say it’s not a coup, but it seems like one on the streets of the…
In our news wrap Wednesday, China’s President Xi Jinping told President Trump he’s willing to collaborate in order to peacefully stop North Korea’s nuclear program. Also, The Washington Post reported that a special court on intelligence matters granted the FBI…
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