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The ongoing protest in South Africa over the recent jailing of the country's former President Jacob Zuma seems to have taken a new turn. It should be recalled that just recently, Zuma turned himself in to the Police after he was ordered to do so by the Court.
Former South African President Zuma was taken to prison 5 days ago at Westville Prison in KwaZulu-Natal. Immediately he was taken to prison where he will be for 15 months, a protest began, and the people protesting are demanding his release. The protest gave some people the opportunity to loot what others suffered many years to gather.
As the violence in South Africa continues, more pictures have emerged of rioters and things they looted. According to BBC News Pidgin, the death toll from the looting and violence now stands at 45. With 26 deaths in KwaZulu Natal while19 fatalities have been recorded in Gauteng.
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What happens when law enforcement agencies are the ones breaking the law? A video shared on Instagram by a well-known Instagram blogger showing the moment a police officer was caught at night looting has stirred reactions. In South Africa, there is a protest ongoing for the release of their former president, Zuma.
Jacob Zuma, 79, was sentenced late last month for defying a constitutional court order to give evidence at an inquiry investigating high-level corruption during his nine years in office until 2018. Corrupt African leaders invest all the energy they would have devoted in learning basics of good governance, civilized behaviour and honesty, in brainwashing some empty minded followers into loyalty.
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Protests have been erupting in South Africa since former President Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma surrendered himself to police. Protesters are calling on security forces to release Zuma, which later changed their riot to Looting, Smashing supermarkets, Smashing government property and burning homes. (Protesters smashing shops.
A video trending online captured the moment South Africans were looting shops in Johannesburg, South Africa in protest of the arrest of former President Jacob Zuma. According to the video, the looters are alleged to be Zuma's supporters who took advantage of the protest to loot shops.
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South Africa’s ex-President, Jacob Zuma hospitalized South Africa’s ex-President, Jacob Zuma was admitted to the hospital on Friday. This is coming less than a week before Zuma, who was jailed for contempt of court last month, is due in court for a separate graft trial.
Violent rioting erupted across several South African cities since July 11 following the jailing of former President Jacob Zuma. Crowds ransacked shopping malls in cities across South Africa on Tuesday as protests continue over the jailing of ex-president Jacob Zuma last week. However, protests grew in Zuma's home province of KwaZulu-Natal over the weekend before turning increasingly violent and spreading to Johannesburg on Sunday.
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.
Violence erupts in South Africa as supporters protest Zuma’s imprisonment Zuma was sentenced to 15 months in prison for contempt of court following his refusal to appear before a graft panel. The former president had defied an order by the constitutional court in January to appear at an inquiry into corruption while he was president.
South Africa faces fourth day of unrest after Zuma jailing Buildings were set on fire and properties looted in South Africa on Monday as unrest sparked by the jailing of ex-president Jacob Zuma last week continued for a fourth day. The country’s top court, which ordered Zuma jailed for refusing to appear before a corruption probe, is holding a review of its decision with a ruling expected later on whether the sentence will be upheld.
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COVID-19: NCDC records additional 12 infections, 2 deaths photo credit:The Guardian Nigeria The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 12 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 168,552 as of July 11. The NCDC disclosed this on its website handle on Monday morning.
The ongoing demonstrations in South Africa over the recent imprisonment of former President Jacob Zuma appear to have taken a new direction. Zuma recently surrendered himself to the police after being ordered to do so by the court. Zuma was charged with contempt of court and sentenced to prison.
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Gen Okuntimo passes on Former Special Adviser on Security to Governor Yahaya Bello, General Paul O. Okuntimo (Rtd), has died. The Dayo Akanmode Friends, a political platform in which the deceased was a major member, announced his death. The circumstances of his death were not mentioned in the announcement.
It is no longer news that the former South African president Jacob Zuma is cooling off in prison following his conviction for contempt of court charges in a South African constitutional court. He was sentenced for 15 months. The Acting Chief Justice, Sisi Khampepe berated Mr Zuma for disrespecting the court by refusing to appear before it, to answer charges of corruption, in a saga that has come to be known as, "State Capture".