South Africa court cancels Zuma's arrest warrant in 1999 bribery case

A corruption trial involving South African former president Jacob Zuma, is due to resume this week.
The case was postponed to June because of the coronavirus outbreak, the state prosecutor said Monday.

Zuma is alleged to have taken bribes of $214,000 related to a $3.4 billion arms deal with French aerospace and defence giant, Thales, in 1999, when he was deputy president.

He was scheduled to appear in court to answer the corruption charges on May 6. But the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) on Monday announced that the matter…

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