Jailing of ex-president Zuma triggers fierce unrest in South Africa

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    Protests continue across South Africa as discontent over the jailing of former President Jacob Zuma has boiled over into rallies against inequality. Clashes with police are widespread and looters ransacked shopping malls in the nation’s worst unrest in years. South Africa’s police minister earlier put the official death toll at 10, but reports point to at least 30 fatalities.

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