Former South African President Jacob Zuma during his corruption trial in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa in May. Photo: AFP via Getty Images Former South African President Jacob Zuma during his corruption trial in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa in May. Photo: AFP via Getty Images
Former South African President Jacob Zuma during his corruption trial in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa in May. Photo: AFP via Getty Images

South Africa’s jailed former president Jacob Zuma placed on medical parole

  • Zuma was jailed for defying a court order to give evidence at an inquiry investigating high-level corruption during his nine years in office until 2018
  • Last month prison authorities said Zuma, serving a 15-month sentence in Estcourt prison, underwent unspecified surgery

Topic |   South Africa
Former South African President Jacob Zuma during his corruption trial in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa in May. Photo: AFP via Getty Images Former South African President Jacob Zuma during his corruption trial in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa in May. Photo: AFP via Getty Images
Former South African President Jacob Zuma during his corruption trial in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa in May. Photo: AFP via Getty Images
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