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Fraud: South African authorities raid Gupta compound

South African police on Monday raided the compound of former president Jacob Zuma’s allies, the Guptas, who were accused two years ago in a report by a corruption watchdog of using their influence to gain control of state companies and contracts.

Gunmen kill 5 police in attack on South African police station

Gunmen killed six people in an attack on a police station in a small South African town on Wednesday, stealing quantities of weapons and a vehicle in what police were treating as a robbery.

Bloodshed in South African province as ANC tensions rise

In the South African province of KwaZulu-Natal, local politics is a deadly game, with at least 40 people killed in politically motivated shootings since last year.

South African model challenges Grace Mugabe’s immunity

A South African model who was allegedly attacked by Zimbabwe’s first lady has filed court papers challenging the government’s decision to grant Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity, a lawyer said Thursday.

Grace Mugabe fails to appear at leaders summit in South Africa

The wife of the Zimbabwean leader, Robert Mugabe, has failed to appear at the start of a regional leaders summit in South Africa.

South Africa minister Mduduzi Manana resigns over assault claim

A South African minister has resigned amid accusations he assaulted a woman in a nightclub earlier this month.

South Africa to grant Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity – report

South Africa is planning to grant diplomatic immunity to Zimbabwe first lady Grace Mugabe, allowing her to return to Harare and avoid prosecution for the alleged assault of a 20-year-old model, a government source said on Friday.

South African rights group denounces immunity plans for Grace Mugabe

South African rights group, Afriforum, on Friday denounced as a “disgrace” reported plans by Pretoria to grant Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity.

South Africa borders on ‘red alert’ for Grace Mugabe

South African police have issued a "red alert" at the country's borders for Zimbabwe's First Lady Grace Mugabe, the police minister has said.

Grace Mugabe has not handed herself over to police

Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe has not handed herself over to police after she allegedly assaulted a 20-year-old model with an extension cord in Sandton at the weekend.

Mugabe’s wife surrenders to police over alleged hotel assault

Zimbabwe’s first lady Grace Mugabe has handed herself over to South African Police after allegedly assaulting a woman at a Johannesburg hotel, Police Minister Fikile Mbalula, said on Tuesday.

Grace Mugabe probed over alleged assault in South Africa

South African police were on Tuesday investigating an alleged assault by Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe on a model who was staying at a Johannesburg hotel with her two sons.

Impeaching the “useless and costly” Senate for African power adventurers

Ruling African National Congress (ANC) Chief Whip, Doris Dlakude, said the real intention of the opposition was to carry out a coup d’état. She lamented that “(The opposition) are using the constitution so to collapse government, deter service delivery and sow the seeds of chaos in society so as to ultimately grab power”

South Africa minister in court on assault charges

A South African deputy minister appeared in court Thursday on assault charges for allegedly kicking and punching two women at a nightclub in northern Johannesburg at the weekend.

Minister apologises for assaulting woman at night club

A South African deputy higher education minister on Monday apologized for assaulting a woman at a night club.

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