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.
Jacob Zuma's lawyers have agreed that he will respond in writing to an inquiry commission's questions into the "state capture" corruption scandal. Zuma had initially threatened to withdraw from the proceedings.
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.
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.
South Africa emerged as a 'rainbow nation' on April 27, 1994, after half a century of white rule, oppression of black people and racial segregation. It still faces huge problems. What happened to Nelson Mandela's dream?
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