The country's High Court denied Zuma's bid for a permanent stay of prosecution over 16 counts of fraud, racketeering and money laundering relating to a multi-billion-dollar arms deal dating back to before he took office in 2009.
Since the beginning of the year, some 50 people, mainly government detractors, have been abducted and tortured in Zimbabwe, but it is not easy to say who could be behind these heinous crimes.
South Africa won big in a game it had to win, trouncing 14-man Italy 49-3 in Shizuoka to stay in the Rugby World Cup.
President Muhammadu Buhari met his South African counterpart Cyril Ramaphosa and stressed the importance of avoiding a repeat of attacks against foreigners that occurred in the country.
Government officials say most of the deaths were over business, money disputes, extra-marital affairs, and other personal arguments. Bangladesh embassy says none of Bangladesh's nationals were involved in the killings.
Animal activists are trying to stop shipment of more than 60,000 goats, sheep, and cows to Kuwaiti by saying many of the crammed animals would die on the way.
The family touched down in Cape Town for a 10-day trip in South Africa and other countries in the region. They visited charities conservation and HIV prevention projects.
A flight carrying 189 Nigerians landed in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos, following a week of violence targeting foreigners in South Africa that has stoked tensions between Africa's two largest economies.
The roots of this violence and anti-immigrant sentiments run deep and a mélange of factors collide, dissolve and divide, often crisscrossing social, economic and political lines.
Nollywood, the affectionate nickname for Nigeria’s film industry, is increasingly grabbing the attention, and financing, of global entertainment brands as it produces hundreds of films and TV episodes each month.
Godwin Adamu, Nigerian diplomat in Johannesburg, says Nigerians will be flown out in two flights, a week after a series of deadly attacks on foreigners, including against Nigerian-owned businesses and properties, killed 10 people.
President Cyril Ramaphosa says two of the victims were foreigners who were killed during a wave of attacks on foreign-owned stores followed by apparent reprisal attacks in Nigeria.
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