South African finance minister Pravin Gordhan is in court next week. Prosecutors accuse him of corupt practices whilst he was head of the national tax authority in 2010.
Former President Jacob Zuma is accused of allowing the State Security Agency (SSA) to serve the political interests of the ruling ANC. Big names have been implicated, but will they actually be brought to justice?
The Democratic Alliance has launched its manifesto for the country's May elections, promising to tackle graft. The party faces a resurgent ruling ANC which has governed the country since the end of apartheid in 1994.
South Africa's government is bailing out the bankrupt state-owned electricity provider Eskom. But the company's restructuring plans are still too vague, critics say. And power cuts persist.
Mozambique's parliament has lifted immunity for its ex-finance minister Manuel Chang, detained in South Africa on a US-issued international arrest warrant. Investigators suspect a link to its Lusophone ally, Angola.
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