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      Zuma told to repay R7.8m spent on estate in ‘Nkandlagate’ scandal

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    1. June 22, 2016

      Violent South Africa protests expose ANC internal rifts

      Violent protests in South Africa that have left at least two people dead and paralysed areas around Pretoria, the...

    2. June 5, 2016

      South Africa’s painful path to junk status

      South Africa has dodged its moment of truth with Standard & Poor’s, which had threatened on Friday to become the first...

    3. June 3, 2016

      South Africa avoids feared downgrade to junk status

      South Africa avoided a feared downgrade to its credit rating to junk status on Friday, in a reprieve to officials who...

    4. June 1, 2016

      South Africa stares junk status in the face

      In the weeks after President Jacob Zuma triggered a crisis that wiped billions off the country’s markets and sent the...

    5. May 23, 2016

      S Africa prosecutor challenges revival of Jacob Zuma corruption charges

      South Africa’s national prosecutor said on Monday he would appeal a court order to revive corruption charges against...

    6. May 20, 2016

      The lessons of South African anti-corruption watchdog Thuli Madonsela

      Leadership is as much about the way that you lead as the results that you deliver. Advocate Thuli Madonsela embodies...

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      May 18, 2016

      Citi: This is 'end of the EM FX honeymoon'

      Here we go again. Emerging market currencies enjoyed a stellar rebound rally in the first quarter, but that has quickly...

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      May 16, 2016

      Rand drops to two-month low on finance minister arrest rumours

      South Africa’s currency is taking a hit today after the government was forced to deny its finance minister faces the...

    9. May 15, 2016

      S Africa presidency denies finance minister faces arrest

      South Africa’s presidency has dismissed a report that Pravin Gordhan, the finance minister, faces “imminent arrest” as...

    10. 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...

    13. 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...

    14. 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...

    16. 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...

    17. 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...

    18. Fast FT

      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...

    19. 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...

    20. 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...

    21. 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...

    22. Fast FT

      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...

    23. 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...

    24. 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...

    25. 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...

    26. 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...

    27. 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...

    29. Fast FT

      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...

    30. 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...

    31. Fast FT

      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...

    32. 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...

    33. Fast FT

      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...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    38. 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...

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