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2 Nov 2016
South African President Jacob Zuma on Wednesday abandoned a court bid to block a watchdog's report into corruption allegations against him, as calls grew for him to stand down.
1 Nov 2016
A South African court was Tuesday hearing a bid by President Jacob Zuma to block the publication of a potentially explosive report that probed his ties with a controversial and powerful Indian business family.
31 Oct 2016
South Africa's top prosecutor on Monday announced that fraud charges against Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and his co-accused would be dropped.
25 Oct 2016
South African President Jacob Zuma said Tuesday he supported Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan who is due in court next week on criminal charges widely seen as politically-motivated.
20 Oct 2016
South African police on Thursday fired stun grenades to disperse several hundred students who attempted to march to President Jacob Zuma's offices in the capital Pretoria to protest against tuition fees.
18 Oct 2016
South Africa's government has descended into open warfare as a clash between President Jacob Zuma and his finance minister unveils rivalries that could tip the country into instability.
14 Oct 2016
South Africa's anti-corruption watchdog called Friday for her report into graft allegations against President Jacob Zuma to be released as soon as possible after he blocked it with a legal challenge.
14 Oct 2016
A potentially explosive report into corruption allegations against South African President Jacob Zuma will not be released on Friday as expected, lawyers said during last-minute court proceedings.
14 Oct 2016
South African President Jacob Zuma has taken steps to prevent release of a report into the alleged political interference by him and his supporters.
13 Oct 2016
South Africa's embattled President Jacob Zuma on Thursday served a court notice to block a watchdog from releasing a report into allegations that he was involved in corruption, his spokesman said.
11 Oct 2016
South African Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan will be prosecuted for fraud, officials said Tuesday, in a move that sent the rand tumbling over concerns about political rivalry and the country's fragile economy.
11 Oct 2016
South African President Jacob Zuma has asked that an ongoing investigation by an anti-graft chief on a range of issues be delayed until he has a chance to question other witnesses in the probe, the presidency said on Monday.


43 mins ago
As President Muhammadu Buhari and stakeholders in the nation’s power sector deliberate on what becomes of electricity with the current administration winding down, attacks on gas pipelines are becoming a new normal leading to shutdown of power plants.
43 mins ago
The financial stress index continues to rise just as other key market indicators suggest an extremely fragile growth, data monitored by The Guardian and economists have suggested.
45 mins ago
Hundreds of residents are fleeing Damari community in Birnin Gwari Local Council of Kaduna State, as bandits moving on motorcycles invaded the villages yesterday
48 mins ago
Real estate operatives have expressed worries over the proposed fuel subsidy removal, saying, if put into practice it, will affect the construction and delivery of housing in the country.
49 mins ago
The other day, Alhaji Salihu Abubakar Tanko-Yakasai (95) lamented that no nation spending 80 per cent of its revenue on governance would ever develop. He said “at the moment in Nigeria, 80 per cent of Nigeria’s revenue is expended on bureaucracy, spent on running the administration.