South Africa's finance minister has returned to the country after being summoned by the president on Monday. Speculation that he is about to be fired has sparked turmoil on the markets.
Three in four children regularly suffer violence committed by parents and guardians. In Africa, too, many children become victims of domestic violence. South Africa has now outlawed corporal punishment in the home.
A South African court has ruled that corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma should be reinstated. The charges relate to a murky arms deal from the 1990s.
As probes into the Gupta family intensify in South Africa, the FBI is reportedly also investigating the Guptas in relation to suspicious cash flows between South Africa, Dubai and the US, according to a newspaper report.
President Zuma has faced numerous corruption allegations in court. As the ANC is due to elect a new party leader, could Zuma's support of Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma be a move to save himself?
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