South Africa’s deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa takes part in a press conference in London, England. Photograph: Glyn Kirk/AFP/Getty Images

With less than three months to go to the poll that decides who will become the next leader of South Africa’s ruling ANC party, the election campaign b(...)

Protesters calling for the removal of South African  president Jacob Zuma outside court in Pretoria on Wednesday. Photograph: Mike Hutchings/Reuters

South African president Jacob Zuma may have infringed ethics laws, and allegations of “state capture” over his ties to the powerful Gupta business fa(...)

Disgruntled members of South Africa’s ruling African National Congress party demonstrate near party headquarters, demanding the resignation of President Jacob Zuma and the national executive committee, on Monday. Photograph: Gianluigi Guercia/AFP/Getty Images

The internal divisions destabilising the African National Congress have again come to the fore, with powerful party members criticising the movement’s(...)

Leader of the official opposition Democratic Alliance Mmusi Maimane talks to the press at the election results centre in Pretoria, South Africa on Saturday. Photograph: Herman Verwey/AP

The African National Congress (ANC) lost its grip on local government in Tshwane, home of South Africa’s capital Pretoria, as results on Saturday gav(...)