Archive for December 20th, 2007

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Dec
07

Will Zuma be good for South Africa?

morning / afternoon / evening, Peter Dobbie here with news of today’s World Have Your Say, on air at 1800 GMT :o) Today:

WILL ZUMA BE GOOD FOR SOUTH AFRICA?

This story has a more than a few layers. First and foremost todays news that South Africa’s top prosecutor says there is enough evidence to charge the new leader of the governing party, one Mr Zuma, with corruption. The acting head of the National Prosecuting Authority said a final decision on when to take action against him was “imminent”. The charges relate to a controversial arms deal, which saw one of Mr Zuma’s advisers jailed for 15 years.

Mr Zumas track record is colourful. Take a look at the BBC’s timeline of the legal problems he’s faced over the years:

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