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Former South African president Jacob Zuma sentenced to 15 months in prison

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Zuma found to have been in contempt of court when he defied an order to appear at corruption inquiry

Jacob Zuma, the former president of South Africa, has been sentenced to 15 months in prison for contempt of court after failing to appear before a corruption inquiry earlier this year.

Zuma, 79, who was the president for nearly nine years until 2018, was not present to hear the South African constitutional court deliver its ruling and sentence.

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from The Guardian https://ift.tt/2SBS3qc
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