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South Africa court backs reinstating Zuma corruption charges<
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - A South African court has dealt a legal blow to President Jacob Zuma, opening the way to reinstating hundreds of corruption charges against him.
The Supreme Court of Appeal on Friday upheld a lower court's ruling that a 2009 decision by state prosecutors to drop 783 charges of corruption and fraud against Zuma was irrational.
Zuma, who has faced calls for his resignation because of a se ...