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Speculation rife as South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa set to purge cabinet

South Africa’s newly appointed president Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to conduct his first cabinet reshuffle soon, according to local media reports.

South Africa’s Jacob Zuma faces 18 criminal charges on multi-billion rand payments for arms...

South Africa’s Jacob Zuma, president until Wednesday when he resigned on live TV, faces an uncertain future as his legal challenges mount and his support network crumbles.

Jacob Zuma’s son on the run as police hunts for him

The South African elite police have swooped on the Johannesburg mansion hunting for Duduzane, the son of former President Jacob Zuma.

South Africa opposition demands ministers’ arrest after Gupta raid

A South African opposition party has demanded that the police extend their Wednesday raid on the influential Gupta family to include government ministers linked to a corruption scandal.

South Africa police raid Jacob Zuma’s allies family home

An elite South African police unit has sealed off roads around the home of businessmen friends of President Jacob Zuma in Johannesburg, a Reuters witness said.

South Africa’s Jacob Zuma agrees to resign within 6 months

South African President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday agreed in principle to resign within a time frame of three to six months, said ANC secretary general.

South Africa’s ruling ANC to hold media briefing on Jacob Zuma’s fate

South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) will hold a media briefing at 10:00 GMT on Tuesday, as local media reports that President Jacob Zuma has been given 48 hours to resign.

South Africa political deadlock as Jacob Zuma clings to power

South Africa's political impasse deepened on Saturday with no resolution to extended talks over President Jacob Zuma's expected departure from office after his own party called for him to resign.

End-game looms for South Africa’s Jacob Zuma

Efforts by South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) to unseat President Jacob Zuma tilted towards the end game on Wednesday as the speaker of parliament said party leader Cyril Ramaphosa would outline Zuma’s fate imminently.

South Africa’s Jacob Zuma under growing pressure to leave

South Africa's deputy president is acting more like a president these days, while talk surrounding his scandal-tainted boss is about how and when he would quit.

South African court orders Jacob Zuma to set up influence-peddling inquiry

South Africa’s High Court has ruled that President Jacob Zuma, under fire for alleged corruption, must set up a judicial inquiry into state influence-peddling within 30 days.

Global firms snared in South Africa’s corruption scandal

South Africa's biggest corruption case since the end of apartheid has entangled not only the president and ruling party but also some major international companies, including U.S. firm McKinsey and KPMG.

South Africa’s Jacob Zuma again denounces “monopoly” white economic power

President Jacob Zuma of South Africa reiterated his call for radical reforms to shift the balance of “monopoly” economic power away from whites who dominated under apartheid.

UK probes alleged money laundering link to South Africa

U.K. authorities are investigating allegations that British banks inadvertently acted as conduits for money laundering linked to corruption in South Africa.

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