Ex-President Sentenced To 15 Months In Prison. (Photo Credit: PM News) Jacob Zuma, former president of South Africa, was found guilty of contempt of court on Tuesday, and sentenced to 15 months in jail. South Africa’s Constitutional Court gave the sentence after Zuma failed to appear at the inquiry led by Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo in February.
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Court jails Another Prominent Politician Photo Credit: people Gazette Former South African President Jacob Zuma has been jailed. He was sentenced by a South African court to 15 months’ imprisonment. Judge Sisi Khampepe, on Tuesday, said Zuma was found guilty of contempt of court following his refusal to appear before a graft panel.
Goodluck Ebele Jonathan Celebrates Success As Mali Inaugurate Constitutional Court. A major milestone have been achieved by the ECOWAS_cedeao for peace mission to Mali, headed by Nigeria's ex president, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, who arrived Bamako Mali yesterday in other to continue the set goal of mediation by ECOWAS_cedeao, in other to resolve the sociopolitical crisis in Mali. The team who's initial arrival was announced by the former president and leader of the ECOWAS_cedeao to Mali on Wednesday 23 July,
Photo Credit To Google Former President Of South Africa Sent To Prison 79-year-old former President of South Africa, Jacob Zuma has been sentenced to prison for contempt of court. Naija News reports Zuma was sentenced to 15 months in prison on Tuesday for refusing to appear before an anti-corruption panel investigating corruption charges against him.
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South Africa is one of the most peaceful countries in Africa. It's a country that most people wish to travel to because of their economy and security. Even though Nigeria is the giant of Africa and no one can dispute that, South Africa is normally placed after Nigeria as one of the best countries in Africa.Photo Credit: BBC.
South Africa's Zuma Hands Himself Over To Police To Begin 15-month Sentence South Africa’s ex-president Jacob Zuma turned himself in to prison late Wednesday to begin serving a 15-month sentence for contempt of court, his foundation said. In a historic ruling, the Constitutional Court last week handed Zuma a 15-month term for snubbing anti-graft investigators.
Justice is blind to prejudice and bias, or this is how it ought to be; but in most instances especially in Africa, the judiciary is so corrupted that justice is often denied for selfish reasons. But today in South Africa, the judiciary in Africa has scored a point in fairness.
Image: Jacob Zuma. After days of drama and suspense and finally handing himself over, South Africa's ex-president Jacob Zuma will begin a 15-month sentence for contempt on Thursday. The Constitutional Court had sentenced Zuma to prison on June 29 for ignoring anti-graft investigators, setting a precedent for the continent in imprisoning a former president of state for refusing to reply to a corruption investigation.
The president revealed the outcome of the meeting in a statement released on his Twitter handle on Monday evening. President Buhari said ECOWAS leaders made good progress in their efforts to bring a lasting solution to the political situation in Mali. "I appeal to all the Malian stakeholders to consider the proposals for the reform of the Constitutional Court and for the resolution of the issue of 31 seats at the National Assembly. It is also important that all Malians embrace the call for a Government of
According to reports, South Africa's highest court on Tuesday sentenced former president Jacob Zuma to 15 months in prison for contempt of court after he refused to appear before anti-graft investigators. According to judge Sisi Khampepe, "the Constitutional Court has no choice but to decide that Mr Zuma is guilty of the crime of contempt of court."
Johannesburg is the largest city in South Africa and one of the 50 largest urban areas in the world. It is the provincial capital and largest city of Gauteng, which is the wealthiest province in South Africa. Johannesburg is the seat of the Constitutional Court, the highest court in South Africa. Most of the major South African companies and banks have their head offices in Johannesburg. The city is located in the mineral-rich Witwatersrand range of hills and is the centre of large-scale gold and diamond
Jacob Zuma, the former president of South Africa, surrendered to prison late Wednesday to begin serving a 15-month term for contempt of court, according to his foundation. Zuma was sentenced to 15 months in prison by the Constitutional Court last week for ignoring anti-graft investigators. AFP reported that police had warned earlier on Wednesday that unless the supreme court directed differently, they were preparing to arrest the former president by a midnight deadline to implement the judgement.
South Africa's top court has found the former president of South Africa Jacob Zuma guilty of the crime of contempt of court over his refusal to answer corruption charges. It was stated that he has been sentenced to 15 months imprisonment. The Judge Sisi Khampepe stated the Constitutional Court can do nothing but concluded that he is guilty of the crime of contempt of court.
Governor Samuel Ortom calls for return to parliamentary system The Executive Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom son Thursday has advised the country to return to a parliamentary system of government. The Governor made this call while giving a speech in Makurdi during the inauguration of the Benue State Constitution Review Committee headed by the former state Chief Judge, Adam Onum. According to Governor Ortom, the parliamentary system of government provides power sharing opportunities for both big and smaller
Mr. Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma, an ex. president of South Africa had been admitted at Escourt Correctional Center in the country as confirmed by a statement issued by the Department of Correctional Service (DCS). Mr. Zuma is to serve a 15 months sentence after being taken through all the admission process as per DCS.
Jacob Zuma, former president of South Africa, has been sentenced to 15 months in prison for contempt of court. Judge Sisi Khampepe, on Tuesday, said Zuma was found guilty of contempt of court following his refusal to appear before a graft panel. “The Constitutional Court can do nothing but conclude that Mr Zuma is guilty of the crime of contempt of court,” the Judge said.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has refused a request from the Gauteng Liquor Forum to ease the restrictions on the sale of alcohol during the nationwide lockdown. He said that the decision was taken to restrict people from being reckless after being drunk because of the “dangers associated” with the sale of alcohol. Also, he said in a letter sent through the State Attorney, that the sale of alcohol was “not an essential service” and that selling it would impact negatively on the country's battle against
Niger's Constitutional Court has rejected the candidacy of opposition leader Hama Amadou. In a statement read out to the media in Niamey on Friday, the court announced the names of the candidates who met all the criteria set by the country's laws. Only 30 candidates managed to cross the line out of the 41 candidates whose papers went to court. Among them is the ruling PNDS candidate Tarraya Bazoum Mohamed and now some opposition parties have filed a lawsuit against him, challenging his application for full
Former South African President , Jacob Zuma has been recently sentenced to fifteen months imprisonment for contempt of court after his tenure as the president. The presiding Judge named Sisi Khampepe, had made the pronouncement in the early hours of Tuesday, that Zuma was found guilty of contempt of court because his persistent refusal to appear before a graft panel.
The Austrian Constitutional Court has canceled the law prohibiting the hijab in the nation. On Friday, December 11, 2020 night, the Austrian Constitutional Court (VfGH) decided that the law "Restriction on headscarves in elementary schools", which was recently endorsed and executed since the fall of 2019, was illegal and hence they revoked it. As indicated by the ABNA journalist in Vienna, the appointed authorities of the court pronounced that the law negates the strict and philosophical impartiality of