Zuma addresses loyalist crowds outside his home on surrender deadline
04 July 2021 | 5:18 pm
6 Jul 2021
In tonight's edition: All eyes are on Jacob Zuma as the former South African president fails to turn himself in before an arrest deadline. Also, in the latest wave of mass abductions from schools in northwestern Nigeria, around 140 students are taken from a boarding school in Kaduna state. Parents at the Bethel Baptist High School are distraught. And we hear from Tunisian illustrator Nadia Khiari about her disappointment at the decade after the Arab Spring.
8 Jul 2021
The former president faces a jail term for contempt of court after refusing to appear at his own corruption inquest. His lawyer argues that he is in poor health and is not a flight risk.
8 Jul 2021
The 79-year-old anti-apartheid veteran turned himself in to officers on Thursday in line with a court ruling that says he must serve 15 months in prison for contempt of court.
12 Jul 2021
14 Jul 2021
The military is now assisting local law enforcement agencies in the hardest-hit provinces of Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal, but rioting and looting continue.
15 Jul 2021
Zuma’s son Duduzane appeals to looters: Please be careful while looting and protesting.
19 Jul 2021
The corruption trial of the former South African president is set to resume despite violence that shook the country this week. The court will hold a virtual session to "avoid disruption."
21 Jul 2021
The state accuses Zuma of bribery, fraud and money laundering in a $2 billion weapons contract with French company Thales in the late 1990s. He denies all the charges.
6 Sep 2021
The former South African president underwent surgery in early August and could even be allowed to be treated at home, prison authorities said. The decision was welcomed by supporters but slammed by critics.
10 Sep 2021
S.Africa's Ramaphosa welcomes Zuma's medical parole
17 Sep 2021
A majority of justices accused former President Jacob Zuma of "litigious skullduggery" for seeking to get rid of his prison sentence. His imprisonment triggered the worst unrest of South Africa's post-apartheid era.
21 Sep 2021
South Africa's top court denies an application by Jacob Zuma to rescind his 15-month jail sentence. In a scathing rebuke, it accuses the former president of "litigious skullduggery". Also, virologists believe that a new treatment approved by the US FDA is a cure against Ebola. And more than 400 trucks sent by the UN to the Tigray region of Ethiopia have disappeared. The World Food Programme says that's having a direct impact on its humanitarian response in the area.
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In a small village deep in central France, the same family has run the "La Promenade" restaurant for four generations. The story began in 1960, when Lucienne created a small bistro. Then Jacky, the son, took over and won the first Michelin star in 1989. Today, the grandson Fabrice watches over this mecca of French gastronomy, and now his son Clément is studying for his chef's diploma. "La Promenade" is a moving family story, whose finest pages are perhaps yet to be written.
17 mins ago
Since the military's coup on February 1, 2021, the political, economic, and humanitarian crisis in Burma has only grown more dire, with reports indicating nearly 3,000 killed, nearly 17,000 detained, and more than 1.5 million displaced.
17 mins ago
Moscow has summoned the German, Danish and Swedish ambassadors in protest of what it says are delayed efforts to investigate the cause of the Nord Stream gas pipeline explosions last year.
27 mins ago
As we bid President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, a professor, goodbye till we meet again, it is fitting to ask the outgoing President for an update on one not-so-popular but so-significant promise he didn’t fulfill to Nigerians and humanity: the release of Ms. Leah Sharibu The Guardian, Nigeria had in 2019 tagged her as ‘A goddess of resistance.’
1 hour ago
Many educated Pakistanis are looking to move abroad as living costs continue to climb and political unrest deepens in their home country.