The president has come under fire after dismissing an anti-corruption crusader from his cabinet. Following the reshuffle, two credit rating agencies downgraded the country. South Africans have since staged protests, calling for Zuma to step down.
South African lawmakers have agreed to amend the law, making way for land expropriation without compensation. Most of the land is still in the hands of the white minority, traditional leaders and South Africa's elite.
President Cyril Ramaphosa is under fire for failing to axe deadbeat ministers in a cabinet reshuffle. Experts say he's wary of ministers still loyal to his predecessor Jacob Zuma, who could ruin his 2019 election bid.
Voters in several African nations, including Nigeria and South Africa, are headed to the ballot box in 2019. But despite the numerous elections, experts don't expect much change on the continent.
A ruling party kingpin, grave allegations of corruption and a leaked sex tape: South Africa's state corruption scandal has claimed yet another casualty – home affairs minister and one-time ANC youth leader Malusi Gigaba.
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