South Africa: Supporters rally for Jacob Zuma after corruption charges

Supporters of South Africa's former President Jacob Zuma rallied in Durban on Friday, after he was charged with corruption and fraud linked to a 1990s arms deal. Supporters dressed in the colours of the African National Congress (ANC): green, gold and black, marched through the streets dancing and singing to show their solidarity with their former President. The 75-year-old addressed his... Еще supporters after appearing at the High Court of Durban. The case was postponed to June 8. Bishop Vusi Dube, the March organiser, called on all ANC followers to stay united and said that Zuma isn't «guilty until proven guilty by the court.» A member of African National Congress (ANC) Mandlankosi Khumbuza believes that this is «politically motivated.» He added that «justice is not done and we feel that the courts are going to be used negatively against the former president.» Jacob Zuma, who was ousted from office last February, faces 16 charges of corruption, fraud and money laundering related to a 20-year-old arms deal.

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