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    1. April 29, 2016

      Court revives corruption charges against Jacob Zuma

      Jacob Zuma risks facing more than 780 charges of fraud, racketeering and corruption after a South African high court...

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      April 29, 2016

      Zuma suffers setback with new court ruling

      Jacob Zuma, South Africa’s president, suffered a damaging blow on Friday after a court ruled that a decision to drop...

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      April 27, 2016

      Protesting Zuma on Freedom Day

      A man shouts slogans against South African President Jacob Zuma and the ruling African National Congress (ANC) party...

    2. April 21, 2016

      South Africa inquiry clears Zuma in arms deal case

      An inquiry into a controversial R30bn ($2.1bn) South African arms deal has found no evidence of fraud or corruption, in...

    3. April 19, 2016

      Battered ANC eyes local elections with apprehension

      South Africa’s ruling party boasted that more than 100,000 supporters would attend the launch of its manifesto ahead of...

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      April 15, 2016

      Thousands protest against Zuma

      Thousands of South African main opposition party Democratic Alliance supporters march to the Constitutional Court to...

    5. April 13, 2016

      Gupta family committed to South Africa despite scandal

      The family business at the heart of a political storm in South Africa insists that it remains committed to the country...

    6. April 8, 2016

      ANC divisions laid bare in wake of Zuma scandal

      As President Jacob Zuma and his entourage descended a steep staircase in Pretoria on Thursday evening, the crowd...

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      April 8, 2016

      Shake-up at South African miner after 'sustained political attack'

      South African mining company Oakbay Resources has overhauled its board in response to what it calls a “sustained...

    8. Fast FT

      April 7, 2016

      Zuma woes deepen amid internal ANC dissent

      South African president Jacob Zuma is facing a growing fight for political survival after prominent members of his own...

    9. April 7, 2016

      Battered Jacob Zuma and ANC survive at a cost

      South Africa has a proven record of defying naysayers and successfully negotiating a path through the turbulent periods...

    10. April 6, 2016

      ANC stalwarts call for Zuma’s resignation

      A day after Jacob Zuma survived an impeachment vote, several prominent civil society leaders and African National...

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      April 5, 2016

      Rand tumbles as Zuma survives impeachment vote

      News that South African president Jacob Zuma has survived an impeachment vote brought against him by the country’s main...

    12. March 31, 2016

      Jacob Zuma defied constitution, South African court rules

      South Africa’s highest court on Thursday ordered President Jacob Zuma to reimburse some of the taxpayers’ money spent...

    13. March 22, 2016

      South Africa’s Jacob Zuma faces investigation on Gupta ties

      South Africa’s public protector will launch an investigation into whether President Jacob Zuma has violated an ethics...

    14. March 20, 2016

      ANC backs Zuma but turns on Gupta family amid political storm

      The African National Congress, South Africa’s ruling party, said on Sunday that it retained full confidence in...

    15. March 18, 2016

      Zuma must be pushed to rescue South Africa

      Amid an economic downturn and the threat of its sovereign debt being reduced to junk status, South Africa faces a...

    16. March 17, 2016

      Pressure on South Africa’s Jacob Zuma grows over Gupta storm

      Jacob Zuma, South Africa’s president, was the centre of a fierce political storm on Thursday as new allegations emerged...

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      March 17, 2016

      Rand climbs further after South Africa raises key interest rate

      The South African Reserve Bank has raised its benchmark rate 0.25 percentage points to 7 per cent – a supportive move...

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      March 17, 2016

      South African rates: in the shade of political soap opera

      High drama in South African politics is grabbing all the attention at the moment, but it’s also the South African...

    19. March 16, 2016

      S Africa minister alleges Guptas offered him Treasury chief role

      Mcebisi Jonas, South Africa’s deputy finance minister, on Wednesday confirmed that a business family linked to...

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      March 16, 2016

      South Africa's Guptas offered finance job - Jonas

      Mcebisi Jonas, South Africa’s deputy finance minister, on Wednesday confirmed that a controversial business family...

    21. March 16, 2016

      South African currency’s slide extends on political tension

      Political tensions are eroding the gains South Africa’s rand has reaped from the bounce in commodity prices, as a...

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      March 15, 2016

      South African rand slides amid finmin spat with police

      South Africa’s rand plummeted by more than 3 per cent against the dollar on Tuesday as a dispute dramatically escalated...

    23. March 8, 2016

      South Africa: The power of the family business

      As South Africa grapples with arguably its deepest economic crisis of the democratic era, two names have become a...

    24. February 26, 2016

      South Africa finance minister accuses opponents of intimidation

      Pravin Gordhan, South Africa’s finance minister, launched an extraordinary attack against political enemies whom he...

    25. February 26, 2016

      South Africa must end state-led patronage

      South Africa used to be the great hope of Africa. When the African National Congress came to power in 1994, its task...

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      February 26, 2016

      Rand dives 3.3% amid Zuma tensions

      The wheels have really come off the rand in the last hour as tensions flare within Jacob Zuma’s government. The rand...

    27. February 24, 2016

      Jacob Zuma has betrayed South Africa’s economic promise

      Of all those I encountered on a visit to Johannesburg last week, the person closest to the problems facing South...

    28. February 22, 2016

      Gordhan faces budget battle to restore faith in South Africa

      When Pravin Gordhan, South Africa’s finance minister, gives his budget on Wednesday, he not only has to deliver on the...

    29. February 16, 2016

      Jacob Zuma vows action to prevent South Africa rating downgrade

      Jacob Zuma has vowed urgent “concrete action” to prevent South Africa’s debt from being downgraded to junk as pressures...

    30. February 14, 2016

      South African authorities accused over Glencore coal mine deal

      Allegations have emerged that South African authorities put pressure on Glencore before it agreed to the sale of a coal...

    31. February 11, 2016

      Zuma highlights South Africa’s risk of credit downgrade

      Jacob Zuma, South Africa’s president, acknowledged for the first time on Thursday that Africa’s most industrialised...

    32. February 4, 2016

      South Africa’s central bank: out on its own

      When you are caught between a rock (a stuttering economy) and a hard place (rising prices), it is hard to know which...

    33. February 3, 2016

      Jacob Zuma bows to pressure on public funds spent on mansion

      Jacob Zuma, South Africa’s president, has indicated he is willing to repay some of the millions of dollars of...

    34. January 28, 2016

      South Africa raises interest rates for second time in two months

      South Africa’s central bank raised interest rates for the second time in two months and slashed its growth forecast...

    35. Fast FT

      January 28, 2016

      South Africa raises key interest rate to 6.75%

      In a widely expected move, the South African central bank raised its key interest rate on Thursday, a move aimed at...

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      January 28, 2016

      South African rates: by how much will they rise?

      With the US Federal Reserve holding rates on Wednesday and the Bank of Japan meeting on Friday, South African Reserve...

    37. January 25, 2016

      Diversification could be key to withstanding political risk

      Investors in South Africa knew that the country faced a rockier future than they might have hoped for when Nelson...

    38. January 11, 2016

      South Africa and Turkey: struggling into 2016

      Unlike Latin America or Asia, the region known as Emea (emerging Europe, Middle East and Africa) is not an homogeneous...

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