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South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed 50 percent women in his new cabinet, a first for Africa's second biggest economy.

South African president wins legal fight with anti-corruption watchdog

President Cyril Ramaphosa won the latest round of a legal battle with South Africa’s anti-corruption watchdog on Monday, as a judge delayed implementation of findings linked to its claim that he misled parliament about a leadership campaign donation.

Jacob Zuma: Gupta influence fiction

Former president of South Africa, Jacob Zuma, has denied that the Gupta family had any influence in the appointment of his Cabinet ministers.

South Africa’s Jacob Zuma to face corruption inquiry

Former South African, President Jacob Zuma, appeared before a commission of inquiry on Monday, to respond to damning testimony accusing him of widespread corruption in the country’s leadership.
Pravin Gordhan

Minister: End to power cuts in South Africa not yet known

South Africa’s Public Enterprises Minister, Pravin Gordhan, who oversees power utility, Eskom, said on Tuesday he could not say when rolling blackouts would end.
Pravin Gordhan

South Africa’s Pravin Gordhan accuses Julius Malema of inciting violence

South Africa’s respected former finance minister Pravin Gordhan reported leftist opposition leader Julius Malema to police on Monday for allegedly inciting violence following inflammatory remarks he made last week.
Malusi Gigaba

South African minister forced to resign for lying under oath

South Africa’s Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba has resigned, the president’s office said yesterday, following calls from opposition parties for him to stand down over a High Court ruling which said he had lied under oath.
Nhlanhla Nene

Nhlanhla Nene: Jacob Zuma fired me for rejecting Gupta deals

South African Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene on Wednesday told an inquiry former President Jacob Zuma axed him from his cabinet because he refused to sign off on deals that would have benefited Zuma’s friends, the Guptas.

South Africa inquiry opens into alleged graft under Jacob Zuma

A public inquiry opened in South Africa on Monday, probing alleged corruption under scandal-tainted former president Jacob Zuma, who is accused of overseeing widespread graft during his nine-year reign.

South Africa begins probe of corruption in Jacob Zuma era

A judicial inquiry into alleged corruption at the top of government in South Africa is scheduled to open on Monday when the first public hearings begin.

Ex-SA President Jacob Zuma’s son fined for hate speech

Former South African President Jacob Zuma’s son Edward on Tuesday agreed to pay 5,000 U.S. dollars and apologised for his insulting letter.

South African court orders Jacob Zuma to pay costs for challenging watchdog

South Africa’s High Court ordered President Jacob Zuma on Wednesday to pay legal costs for trying to avoid a demand from the anti-corruption watchdog for an official inquiry into alleged influence-peddling in his government.

South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma reshuffles cabinet, sacks minister critical of him

President Jacob Zuma of South Africa has appointed a close confidant to be energy minister on Tuesday as his government tries to push through one of the biggest nuclear deals in decades.

South Africa’s tax service to take legal action against KPMG

South Africa’s tax agency said on Monday it will launch legal proceedings against KPMG for reputational damage caused when the auditor released details of a confidential report it had compiled for the tax office.

KPMG’s South Africa bosses purged over Gupta scandal

Global auditor KPMG cleared out its South African leadership en masse on Friday after damning findings from an internal investigation into work done for businessmen friends of President Jacob Zuma.

South Africa’s ruling ANC limps toward choosing new leader

South Africa's ruling African National Congress is fending off fresh crises as the bitter fight for control of the former liberation party grows before President Jacob Zuma steps down as party leader in December.

Zuma urges ANC to punish lawmakers who voted against him

President Jacob Zuma of South Africa has urged the African National Congress to identify and punish party members who voted against him in a no-confidence motion in parliament on August 8.

South Africa’s Zuma survives attempt to oust him

South Africa's scandal-hit President Jacob Zuma has survived an ouster attempt in the country's National Assembly.

South African MPs await ruling on Zuma vote

South Africa will learn Monday if a parliamentary vote of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma will be by secret ballot, a move that could encourage ANC lawmakers to oust him.

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