South Africa's Zuma won't seek lawmaker seat, party list shows
Former South African president Jacob Zuma will not seek a place in parliament in the May 8 elections, the ruling party has said, surprising those who expected him to try to stage a comeback.
Five arrested in South Africa over Zuma-era graft allegations
Five suspects, including South Africa's former chief financial officer for prisons, were arrested on Wednesday in the latest move against alleged government corruption under former president Jacob Zuma.
Zuma ally took monthly bribes from South Africa company, inquiry hears
A South African former executive on Monday told a corruption probe that his old company had paid monthly bribes for years to a minister who served under scandal-tainted ex-president Jacob Zuma. Angelo Agrizzi, ex-chief operating officer of the Bosasa contracting company, has given days of bombshell testimony to a judicial commission probing allegations of government…
It is our leaders who are stupid
South Africa is the country that best signifies that our mumu as black people will never do. It is here that African leadership has demonstrated the stupidity of African leaders. This is not to say that the rest of the continent has not collectively demonstrated leadership stupidity before. Or how do you label what happened…
South Africa's Ex-President Jacob Zuma Signs Record Deal
Former president Jacob Zuma, who is implicated in a major corruption scandal, has been given a taxpayer-funded record deal. Sam Holder reports. Famous for singing at political rallies, he is known for his trademark: the controversial anti-apartheid song "Umshini wami" or "Bring me my machine gun." And now he's signed a record deal - and…
South Africa president to pay back $35,000 campaign funds
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa will pay back 500,000 rand ($35,000) donated to his campaign fund by a firm with links to his son after admitting he misled parliament, an official said. Ramaphosa has staked his reputation on fighting corruption after his predecessor Jacob Zuma was mired in graft scandals that finally led to his…
South Africa's Zuma seeks to have corruption case scrapped
South Africa's former president Jacob Zuma on Friday lodged a court application to try to have quashed $2.5-billion corruption case linked to a 1990s arms deal, state prosecutors said.
South Africa drops Zuma's nuclear expansion dreams
South Africa confirmed on Monday it had scrapped plans to build a series of nuclear power stations, burying one of former president Jacob Zuma's most controversial policies.
South Africa inquiry opens into alleged graft under Zuma
A public inquiry opened in South Africa on Monday, probing alleged corruption under scandal-tainted former president Jacob Zuma, who is accused of overseeing widespread graft during his nine-year reign.