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Protests as S.Africa's top court hears case against Zuma

South African President Jacob Zuma, who has often been accused of allowing corruption to flourish since he came to power in 2009, is under pressure over South Africa's sharply slowing economySouth African opposition protesters marched on Tuesday to Johannesburg’s Constitutional Court, where judges heard a case over public money spent on President Jacob Zuma’s private house. The upgrades at Zuma’s homestead, which were valued in 2014 at about 216 million rand (then $24 million), have become a symbol of alleged corruption and greed within the African National Congress (ANC) government. Several hundred protesters from the radical Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) opposition party marched through the city to the court, chanting “Pay back the money” and “Zuma must fall”.

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