The so-called state capture scandal is centered around the Guptas, a wealthy Indian business family. How big a problem is corruption in South Africa? Mmusi Maimane, leader of the country's biggest opposition party Democratic Alliance, speaks to DW.
The 66-year-old was unanimously elected as president by parliament after his African National Congress won the legislative vote on May 8. Ramaphosa faces a huge challenge to revive the country's ailing economy.
Ex-President Jacob Zuma has appeared in court, claiming to have been the victim of a campaign of vilification. He faces corruption charges over military equipment he sold as a minister in the 1990s.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has picked a new Cabinet that is largely devoid of the taint of corruption and incompetence — and warned that ministers will be "closely monitored."
After days of speculation, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has formed his new government. His Cabinet shows a clear intent for reform but also Ramaphosa’s need to compromise, DW’s Claus Stäcker writes.
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