South African president Jacob Zuma: upgrade costing about €15 million undertaken at rural home. Photograph: Reuters/Dinuka Liyanawatte

An independent investigation into the security upgrades undertaken at South African president Jacob Zuma’s rural home has provisionally found he recei(...)

Well-wishers light candles yesterday in front of former South African president Nelson Mandela’s home in Houghton, Johannesburg. Photograph: Reuters/Mujahid Safodien

The condition of Nelson Mandela, who has spent more than 40 days in hospital receiving treatment for a recurring lung infection, is “steadily improvin(...)

Renovation plans for South African president Jacob Zuma’s rural home show the complex contains 10 air-conditioned rooms, underground living quarters, a clinic for Mr Zuma and his family, 10 houses for security personnel, houses for air force and police units, a helipad, underground parking, playgrounds and visitor centres. Photograph: Felix Dlangamandla/Foto24/Gallo Images/Getty Images)

The findings of an investigation commissioned by the South African government into the multimillion-euro upgrade of president Jacob Zuma’s rural home (...)