South Africa’s top court on May 20, 2024 barred former president _____ from running in general elections scheduled on May 29, 2024.

A. Thabo Mbeki
B. Cyril Ramaphosa
C. Jacob Zuma
D. Kgalema Motlanthe


Correct Answer: C. Jacob Zuma

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South Africa’s former President Jacob Zuma has been barred from running for parliament in next week’s general election. The Constitutional Court ruled on Monday that Zuma’s 15-month jail sentence for contempt of court in 2021 disqualifies him from standing in the May 29 election. The ruling is likely to increase political tension ahead of the pivotal vote. 

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