After two years of ignoring criticism, a court on Thursday ruled against South Africa’s president Jacob Zuma for "state spending on his private home, even when critics scoffed at the notion that a swimming pool and a chicken run were necessary security features," reports the Washington Post.

In a statement released by current South African President, Jacob Zuma, former President Nelson Mandela’s condition has been downgraded to critical. The 94 year old anti apartheid leader has had various health issues for the last year. For more information please click here.