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Zuma corruption case dismissed

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- A judge Friday dismissed the corruption case against Jacob Zuma, the African National Congress leader who says he'll run for president of South Africa.

ANC leader challenges corruption charges

PIETERMARITZBURG, South Africa, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- Lawyers for African National Congress President Jacob Zuma on Monday urged a court in South Africa to declare Zuma's corruption charges unlawful.

ANC leader praises Mandela on 90th b'day

QUNU, South Africa, July 19 (UPI) -- A 90th birthday bash for anti-apartheid icon and Nobel peace prize-winner Nelson Mandela was held in the small South African village he calls home.

Attacks on refugees in South Africa rising

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, May 19 (UPI) -- At least 13 people died and 6,000 others have fled an onslaught of attacks on foreigners in South Africa seeking refuge, aid workers said.

At least 12 dead in S. African attacks

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, May 18 (UPI) -- A new spate of attacks on immigrants in Johannesburg, South Africa, have left at least 12 people dead, police say.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, May 8, 2008.
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South African enters Zimbabwean poll fray

South African enters Zimbabwean poll fray

HARARE , Zimbabwe, April 9 (UPI) -- South African political leader Jacob Zuma said Zimbabwean election officials should have announced presidential election results by now.

Zuma wants African National Congress unity

PRETORIA, South Africa, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- Jacob Zuma, recently elected head of the African National Congress, called for unity Saturday among South Africa's ruling party.

ANC plans report on Zuma arms deal

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- The African National Congress planned to introduce a report on a controversial arms deal involving its President Jacob Zuma in an effort to support his tenure.
ANC infighting over Zuma indictment

ANC infighting over Zuma indictment

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- Conflicts between members of the African National Congress escalated as corruption charges mount against newly elected South African President Jacob Zuma.

Mbeki accused of plot against Zuma

PRETORIA, South Africa, Dec. 31 (UPI) -- Allies of Jacob Zuma, new leader of South Africa's African National Congress, accuse President Thabo Mbeki of orchestrating Zuma's corruption indictment.

Jacob Zuma, new ANC head, charged

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Dec. 28 (UPI) -- South African prosecutors Friday charged Jacob Zuma, the new head of the African National Congress, with corruption, fraud and money laundering.

Winnie Mandela makes political comeback

POLOKWANE, South Africa, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, ex-wife of former South African President Nelson Mandela, made a political comeback this week.

New South Africa leader may face trial

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- South Africa's chief prosecutor said Thursday he has evidence to bring corruption charges against Jacob Zuma, the new head of the African National Congress.

New ANC leader Zuma soon to be charged

POLOKWANE, South Africa, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- The newly elected head of South Africa's African National Congress party, Jacob Zuma, faces federal corruption charges, the top prosecutor said Thursday.

African National Congress ousts Mbeki

POLOKWANE, South Africa, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- Delegates with the ruling African National Congress ousted South African President Thabo Mbeki, handing the party leadership to rival Jacob Zuma.

Tight race seen in ANC leadership vote

POLOKWANE, South Africa, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Voting began Tuesday in South Africa to elect the top six positions of the African National Congress party with a tight race for the presidency.

ANC conference marked by dissent

POLOKWANE, South Africa, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- South African President Thabo Mbeki's bid to be re-elected may be in jeopardy as ANC conference delegates in Polokwane booed him and called for change.

Tension at African National Congress

POLOKWANE, South Africa, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- Chaos marked the opening of the African National Congress as supporters of South Africa's Jacob Zuma drowned out rival delegates.

Tutu urges ANC not to elect Zuma

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Former Archbishop Desmond Tutu of South Africa has urged the African National Congress not to choose Jacob Zuma as its new leader.

Opposition leaders move to unseat Mbeki

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Members of the populist movement in South Africa formulated measures to force President Thabo Mbeki from office early, paving the way for new leadership.

New leader predicted for South Africa

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- An official of the African National Congress predicted that Jacob Zuma would be elected the party's president next month replacing Thabo Mbeki.

S. African court rules against candidate

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Nov. 8 (UPI) -- The South African Supreme Court of Appeals ruled against the front-runner in the country's presidential elections on corruption charges.

South Africans protest living conditions

PRETORIA, South Africa, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Police in Pretoria, South Africa, fired rubber bullets and stun grenades at hundreds of residents protesting poor living conditions.

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Tuesday, May 8, 2007.
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