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NPA boss wants answer by next Friday on whether Zuma should be charged

CAPE TOWN, February 13  – South Africa’s prosecutions boss Shaun Abrahams on Tuesday said he has given the team dealing with corruption allegations against the State President Jacob Zuma until next Friday to make recommendations on whether he should be charged.   “The NPA [National Prosecuting Authority] confirms that the National Director of Public Prosecutions […]

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Anti-Zuma protest in Pretoria fails to take off

PRETORIA, February 12 – Organisers of the #ZumaMustGo protest, aimed at pressuring President Jacob Zuma to resign, on Monday said their members had been intimidated by “a group of armed thugs”. Hangwi Maumela, convenor of the #ZumaMustGo movement, was at Burgers Park in Pretoria CBD where the “national shutdown” was supposed to kick off. He was with […]