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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.

South Africa’s Jacob Zuma faces corruption trial

South Africa's former President, Jacob Zuma, is to face prosecution for 18 charges of corruption, the director of public prosecutions has confirmed.

South Africa looks to strip Gupta brother’s residency

South Africa has launched proceedings to strip the permanent residency status of one of the lynchpins of a controversial Indian business family accused of corruption, an official said on Sunday.

Ex-President Jacob Zuma’s alleged collaborator flees South Africa

Ajay Gupta, one of the three Gupta brothers under investigation over accusations of corrupt links to ousted South African president Jacob Zuma, left the country for Dubai 10 days ago, a Johannesburg airport spokeswoman, said on Friday.

South Africa declares Gupta brother a ‘fugitive from justice’

South Africa’s chief prosecutor declared Ajay Gupta, one of the three Gupta brothers accused of corrupt links to ousted president Jacob Zuma, a “fugitive from justice” on Thursday after he failed to hand himself in to police.

Cyril Ramaphosa promises ‘not to disappoint people of South Africa’

Newly elected President Cyril Ramaphosa said he would work hard “not to disappoint the people of South Africa”.

Cyril Ramaphosa succeeds Jacob Zuma as South African president

South African lawmakers formally named wealthy former businessman Cyril Ramaphosa as new president Thursday after scandal-tainted Jacob Zuma resigned under intense pressure from his own party.

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 house of Jacob Zuma’s allies in graft probe

South African police Wednesday raided the Johannesburg home of the business family accused of overseeing government corruption under President Jacob Zuma, who has been ordered to resign by his party.

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 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’s Jacob Zuma clings on in face of uncertainty

South Africans were facing political uncertainty on Wednesday after the ruling ANC party cancelled a meeting that could have removed embattled President Jacob Zuma from office.

South Africa’s ANC ‘divided’ on Jacob Zuma’s fate

Top officials in South Africa's ruling ANC party are divided over whether President Jacob Zuma should step down after multiple graft scandals, the party's deputy secretary-general Jessie Duarte said Tuesday.

South Africa arrests two persons smuggling $500K to Dubai

South Africa’s Revenue Service has arrested two persons after $568,489 (R6.7m) of undeclared currency was seized in baggage checked-in for a flight from Johannesburg to Dubai.

South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa denounces graft before Davos forum

South Africa's deputy president is urging state prosecutors to target suspects in corruption scandals, some of whom have been linked to a business family with close ties to President Jacob Zuma.

Scandal-hit KPMG South Africa appoints new chairman

The South African arm of global audit firm, KPMG, on Wednesday appointed veteran public servant and former Chairman of the Development Bank of Southern Africa, Wiseman Nkuhlu, as its chairman.

New ANC leader Cyril Ramaphosa aims to fight corruption

Cyril Ramaphosa, the new leader of South Africa’s governing ANC party, says he will stamp out corruption and pursue a policy of “radical economic transformation” to speed up expropriation of land without compensation.

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