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South Africa corruption commission begins public hearings
A judicial commission probing corruption under former South African president Jacob Zuma began its public hearings Monday. Zuma resigned last February and was charged with corruption in March. Zuma's fall began with the State of Capture Repor (More)
World Legal News Round Up for Saturday, 17 March 2018
Here's the international legal news we covered this week: Peru's Congress voted [La República report, in Spanish] by a wide margin on Thursday to begin impeachment proceedings against President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski for a second time in three month (More)
South Africa ex-president charged with corruption
South Africa's former president Jacob Zuma is facing trial over 16 charges related to corruption, South Africa's National Prosecuting Authority boss Shaun Abrahams announced on Friday. The charges include one count of racketeering, two counts of (More)
World Legal News Round Up for Saturday, 17 February 2018
Here's the international legal news we covered this week: A federal grand jury in Washington, DC, indicted 13 Russian citizens and three Russian organizations for interfering in the 2016 US presidential election. UN High Commissioner for Human Rig (More)
South Africa president, newly elected by parliament, vows to tackle corruption
Cyril Ramaphosa was elected as South Africa's president in a parliamentary vote on Thursday after former president Jacob Zuma resigned, ending his nine year presidency, in the face of a pending no-confidence vote. Ramaphosa is expected to be sworn (More)
South Africa president urged to resign amid corruption allegations
The African National Congress (ANC) , the governing political party in South Africa, called Tuesday for South African President Jacob Zuma to step down. The call for resignation comes amidst corruption allegations against Zuma and social and econom (More)
World Legal News Round Up for Saturday, 9 December 2017
Here's the international legal news we covered this week: The High Court of South Africa ruled Friday that President Jacob Zuma's appointment of a State Prosecutor who would decide whether to reinstate corruption charges against was invalid. Arg (More)
South Africa High Court rescinds Zuma's appointment of state prosecutor
The High Court of South Africa ruled Friday that President Jacob Zuma's appointment of a State Prosecutor who would decide whether to reinstate corruption charges against was invalid. Zuma appointed Shaun Abrahams to be lead prosecutor in 2015 w (More)
World Legal News Round Up for Saturday, 16 September 2017
Here's the international legal news we covered this week: The Office of the Attorney General of Indonesia announced Thursday that it would rescind a policy that banned lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals from becoming employees (More)
South Africa court rules 2015 election 'unlawful and void'
The Pietermaritzburg High Court of South Africa ruled Tuesday that the 2015 election of a faction loyal to South Africa's president, Jacob Zuma, is invalid. Zuma loyalists took control of the KwaZulu Natal province , the ancestral home of the pres (More)
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