02/12/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

South African Court Overturns Zuma Ruling, Opens Way For New Charges

South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeals on Monday overturned a judge's ruling dismissing graft charges against ANC leader Jacob Zuma, opening the way for fresh corruption charges against him.

The ruling comes only months before a general election and re-opening the case could damage Zuma's image at a crucial moment.

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