Jacob Zuma

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The week in audio: Allen Stanford: The Man Who Bought Cricket; Poison; And Away…; Athletico Mince
Take your pick from an amusing spin on how Allen Stanford conned cricket, Jacob Zuma’s fear of being poisoned, and a doubly delightful Bob Mortimer

Miranda Sawyer

02, Oct, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Ex-South African leader Jacob Zuma leaves prison due to ill health
Zuma, who was ousted in 2017, served less than two months of a 15-month sentence for contempt of court

Jason Burke in Johannesburg

05, Sep, 2021 @5:24 PM

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‘Eid was very different’: my fortnight watching South Africa descend into chaos
Durbanites expected another lockdown, not isolation enforced by violence and looting. But as the city I love turned to ruin, I saw fear change to bravery and community spirit

Fernaaz Hussain

24, Jul, 2021 @6:01 AM

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South Africa’s leaders fear fresh wave of violence by Zuma loyalists
Attacks by supporters of jailed former president ‘are bid for pardon or to unseat government’

Jason Burke

21, Jul, 2021 @1:54 PM

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Gross inequality stoked the violence in South Africa. It’s a warning to us all | Kenan Malik
The country’s social contract has broken, fuelled by corruption and extreme poverty

Kenan Malik

18, Jul, 2021 @6:30 AM

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Vigilante groups form in South Africa amid looting and violence
Citizens warned not to take law into own hands to protect property, as government plans to deploy 25,000 more troops

Jason Burke Africa correspondent

15, Jul, 2021 @1:05 AM

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South Africa: more than 70 dead as unrest linked to Zuma jailing intensifies
Ramaphosa calls violence and protests worst since end of apartheid after 1,300 arrested

Jason Burke Africa correspondent

13, Jul, 2021 @7:24 PM

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Jacob Zuma’s imprisonment is a victory for South Africa’s post-apartheid constitution | Mark Gevisser
Corruption still sadly plays a part in public life here, but we’re making steps in the right direction, says South African author Mark Gevisser

Mark Gevisser

09, Jul, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Former South African president Jacob Zuma granted appeal to jail sentence
Constitutional court agrees to hear challenge to 15-month prison-term, as Zuma rallies political support

Jason Burke Africa correspondent

04, Jul, 2021 @6:48 AM

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Jacob Zuma trial: South Africa’s ex-president denies corruption charges
Zuma accuses lawyers of working ‘to bolster a narrative’ as trial begins over $2.5bn arms deal

Jason Burke in Johannesburg

26, May, 2021 @3:48 PM

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Jacob Zuma corruption trial in South Africa adjourned shortly after opening
Former president, 79, faces charges of fraud, racketeering and money laundering

Jason Burke in Johannesburg

17, May, 2021 @10:10 AM

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King Goodwill Zwelithini obituary
Leader of the Zulu nation in Kwazulu-Natal who remained a key figure in democratic South Africa

Stephen Chan

22, Mar, 2021 @5:30 PM

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