South Africans are waiting to find out the fate of their president Jacob Zuma as calls for his resignation grow. The controversial leader has overseen a tumultuous nine years marked by economic decline and allegations of corruption.
In 1998, South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission released its findings after more than two years of hearings. Today it is criticized for allowing whites to continue to reap the rewards of apartheid.
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.
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.'
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.
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