The Guptas are accused of using their connections with Jacob Zuma, president of South Africa from 2009 to 2018, to win contracts, influence cabinet appointments and siphon off state funds.
The African National Congress, once led by Nelson Mandela, has been losing electoral support due to rising levels of poverty and unemployment, as the country also faces an electricity crisis.
Amid graft allegations, President Cyril Ramaphosa consolidates his support within his party, as he vows to address the crippling power cuts that is hurting the economy.
Ramaphosa's comfortable victory opens the way for him to a second term as South African president if the ANC win the next general elections, due in 2024.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa is tipped to win re-election as the head of the ruling African National Congress (ANC) despite a cash-heist scandal and internal opposition.
President Cyril Ramaphosa's ruling African National Congress party defeats the motion by 214 votes to 148, with two abstentions through open voting.
While the prospects are exciting for the continent, governments and companies must ensure that the native populations get access to the alternative energy sources.
Despite findings in a report that said Cyril Ramaphosa violated his oath of office, the South Africa president refuses to resign as the head of the ruling African National Congress, according to his office.
The South African President was rumoured to be close to stepping down in the face of calls to quit, but the pendulum seemed to have swung the other way as allies urged him to fight on.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has been accused of illegally holding millions in cash at his game ranch in northern South Africa and covering up its theft in an attempt to hide the existence of the money.
Misuzulu kaZwelithini, enthroned in a colourful ceremony before hundreds of supporters in a rural part of KwaZulu-Natal province, brushes off those challenging his right to the throne.
Thousands of soldiers deployed to help with relief efforts in KwaZulu-Natal province, officials say, with President Ramaphosa warning rebuilding even basic services will take time.
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