South Africa’s former president Jacob Zuma, who was sentenced to 15 months in prison for contempt of court, has been released on medical grounds. ... He is expected to serve the remainder of his sentence at his estate in Nkandla, the expensive home that he has made the backbone of his political and judicial battles.
Just like mainland Tanzania, the semi-autonomous region of Zanzibar has hired former British Prime Minister Tony Blair to help expedite the implementation ... of MKUZA, its 2025 policy plan of economic growth and poverty reduction. Public opinion over Blair's involvement remains divided.