CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - The new head of South Africa's anti-graft watchdog said on Wednesday she would not release a report on allegations of political interference by President Jacob Zuma's allies pending completion of a court case on the matter.
South Africa's government has descended into open warfare as a clash between President Jacob Zuma and his finance minister unveils rivalries that could tip the country into instability. The ruling African National Congress (ANC) party...Show More Summary
JOHANNESBURG — It’s been a bruising week in South African politics, but you wouldn’t know it from a video going the rounds of Jacob Zuma, the country’s embattled president, cutting a rug under a festooned marquee at a state dinner in Kenya. He twirls on the checkered dance floor and shows off a few moves that would make any 74-year-old […]
Haidar Eid writes an open letter to South African President Jacob Zuma criticizing South African Ambassador to Israel, Sisa Ngombane, for his response to the Woman's Boat to Gaza where South African activist Leigh-Anne Naidoo was among a group of women trying to break the siege of Gaza.
South African President Jacob Zuma has asked a court to stop the public protector, an anti-corruption watchdog, from releasing the findings of a probe into alleged political interference by his wealthy friends, the presidency said Thursday. "I...Show More Summary
South Africa's embattled President Jacob Zuma on Thursday served a court notice to block a watchdog from releasing a report into allegations that he was involved in corrupt activities, his spokesman said. "That is true, there is an application...Show More Summary
The Guptas are not threatening South Africa’s Public Protector Thulisile Madonsela as she probes President Jacob Zuma’s relationship with the family, according to the family’s lawyer. The public protector—an independent watchdog tasked...Show More Summary
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) on Wednesday told President Jacob Zuma's lawyers to argue their case against the reinstatement of corruption charges against him in open court, granting the head of state a brief reprieve.
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's President Jacob Zuma has formed a ministerial team to help bring an end to weeks of clashes at university campuses between police and students demanding free education, the presidency said on Tuesday.
South Africa’s Jacob Zuma is heading for another showdown with a government corruption watchdog in a row over a probe into the president’s ties with a controversial business family. Zuma has asked for the publication of a preliminary...Show More Summary
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African President Jacob Zuma has asked that an ongoing investigation by an anti-graft chief on a range of issues be delayed until he has a chance to question other witnesses in the probe, the presidency said on Monday.
The European Union calls for a prompt and impartial review of the trial of Rwandan opposition figure Victoire Ingabire. There's more trouble on the horizon for South African president Jacob Zuma. And Sudan's President Omar al-BashirShow More Summary
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Fezekile Kuzwayo, who accused South Africa's President Jacob Zuma of rape 10 years ago in a high-profile case in the country, died on Saturday, her family said.
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's Constitutional Court has told the state prosecutor it cannot appeal a ruling to reinstate corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma, another setback for the embattled leader.
South African President Jacob Zuma was questioned on Thursday by the country's corruption watchdog over allegations he let wealthy business friends influence his political appointment decisions. This is the final questioning conducted by public protector Thuli Madonsela, who spent seven years in office and been highly praised for her role.
Perhaps with an air of trepidation, South African President Jacob Zuma has appointed a new public protector. The institution, which serves as a watchdog for government corruption, has been a thorn in Zuma’s side for several years thanks...Show More Summary
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African President Jacob Zuma on Thursday appointed Busisiwe Mkhwebane as the new Public Protector, a constitutionally mandated anti-corruption watchdog.
South African President Jacob Zuma will be questioned by the country's top watchdog Thursday over alleged misconduct including allowing a wealthy Indian migrant family to choose ministers, officials said. Zuma, 74, has survived a series...Show More Summary
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's public protector will question President Jacob Zuma this week over allegations he was influenced by the wealthy Gupta family in making government appointments, according to the newspaper Business Day.
South Africa’s Public Protector has urged her detractors to stop playing “childish games” as her office investigates ties between President Jacob Zuma and a wealthy business family. Thuli Madonsela, whose term as Public Protector ends...Show More Summary