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(FILES) This file photo taken on April 12, 2017 shows former South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma attending celebrations for his 75th birthday in Kliptown, Soweto. South Africa’s Supreme Court of Appeal ruled on Friday that President Jacob Zuma can face prosecution over almost 800 charges of corruption relating to a 1990s arms deal. / AFP PHOTO / John WESSELS

Three months ago, Jacob Zuma was ousted as president of South Africa, in a humiliating end to his nine-year rule.

But he and his supporters seem determined to not go quietly.

Zuma reluctantly resigned from office after the ruling ANC party turned against him as his legal troubles and corruption scandals mounted ahead of next year’s elections.

His forced exit brought an end to a presidency marred by increasing anger over…

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