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Former South African President Jacob Zuma Sentenced to Prison for Contempt of Court

HeadlineJun 30, 2021

In South Africa, former President Jacob Zuma has been sentenced to 15 months in prison after he failed to appear in court as part of a corruption inquiry. Zuma, who was forced to resign as president in 2018 amid mounting corruption scandals, is accused of helping a prominent business family obtain state contracts and influence government policy.

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