Students in South Africa have been handed a major victory. President Jacob Zuma has given in to their demands and scrapped planned hikes to university fees. Before the announcement, police and students clashed outside Zuma's offices in Pretoria.
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.
The biggest union group in South Africa, COSATU, has held nationwide rallies against corruption in the government. Many are calling for President Jacob Zuma to step down.
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?
President Robert Mugabe has made an appearance at a graduation ceremony in the capital despite his house arrest. But a powerful war veterans group is calling for his ouster and for protests against the longtime leader.
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