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South Africa’s top court delivers Zuma impeachment blow

JOHANNESBURG: South Africa’s top court today ruled that parliament failed to hold embattled President Jacob Zuma accountable for using state funds to upgrade his private home, in a move that could trigger impeachment proceedings. The opposition had gone to court arguing that the Speaker of parliament had failed to institute…

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Cambodia court fines exiled opposition leader $1 million

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A court in Cambodia on Friday ordered an exiled opposition leader to pay $1 million for defaming Prime Minister Hun Sen in a Facebook post. The Phnom Penh Municipal Court found Sam Rainsy guilty of defamation in the latest case against him brought by Hun Sen and his ruling party. Sam…

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