Allegations against ex-president Jacob Zuma included "state capture" in which he allowed businessmen to plunder state coffers during his nine years in office.
Jacob Zuma, who is is serving a 15-month sentence for contempt of court, was granted medical parole in September.
2021 marks the 20th anniversary of the coining of the BRICS acronym and 15 years since their cooperation. Have they delivered on the promise of development as imagined by emerging market optimists?
African National Congress seeks to win back metropolitan areas lost to opposition-led coalitions in 2016, including respective political and commercial capitals Pretoria and Johannesburg.
This crisis presents the chance for the government to accelerate the undoing of the country’s corruption and apartheid inheritance — otherwise risk its survival.
Unrest swiftly degenerated into looting which destroyed hundreds of businesses and killed over 200 people, driven by widespread anger over the poverty and inequality that persist nearly three decades after the end of white minority rule.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa says deadly violence and looting that have shaken the country over the past week were planned as death toll mounts to 212.
More than 2,200 people have been arrested for theft and vandalism and 117 people have died. Many were trampled to death in chaotic stampedes when shops were being looted.
President Cyril Ramaphosa meets with leaders of political parties to discuss ways to address days of unrest that has left scores dead and battered the economy.
President Cyril Ramaphosa deployed soldiers to help police halt the violence and looting sparked by the jailing of ex-president Jacob Zuma. At least 72 people have been killed in the ongoing violence.
Protests against the imprisonment of former President Zuma have dramatically turned to full-blown deadly unrest, unleashing looting and arson in multiple cities.
At least six people died amid violence and rioting as the Constitutional Court heard an application to review its landmark decision to jail former president Jacob Zuma for contempt of court.
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