Court grants ex-president Zuma leave to appeal order to return to jail

He began medical parole in September.
Image: Waldo Swiegers/Bloomberg

A South African court on Tuesday granted former president Jacob Zuma leave to appeal against a ruling that he must to return to prison, from which he had been released on medical parole.

Zuma, 79, is serving a 15-month sentence for contempt of court after ignoring instructions to participate in a corruption inquiry. He began medical parole in September.

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