Jacob Zuma is not eligible to become an MP: Constitutional Court

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Former president Jacob Zuma's bid to make a return to parliament was scuppered on Monday when the Constitutional Court ruled he is ineligible to stand for election and upheld the Electoral Commission of South Africa's (IEC) urgent appeal.
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