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.
More than two decades after the end of apartheid in South Africa, the unequal distribution of land remains. The government wants to rectify that, but the experts say there are more pressing issues.
South African finance minister Nhlanhla Nene’s resignation is just the latest political upheaval in the years-long scandal involving the Indian business family, the Guptas and government officials.
Foreign passports are in high demand in South Africa and there are indications that the number of applicants will reach a record high in 2018. In many cases, people are reacting to political and economic instability.
The commission is expected to investigate the extent of the influence of the wealthy Gupta family in South African politics. Local media dubbed the allegations as 'state capture.'
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