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South African president Cyril Ramaphosa: after appointment, he was criticised for not immediately dealing with high-level graft. Photograph: Nic Bothma

South Africa’s new president has managed to keep his promise to tackle government and public sector corruption since coming to power, overcoming the r(...)

South African president and ANC leader Jacob Zuma: faced accusations, which he denied, that the Gupta brothers were offering senior government posts in return for favours. Photograph: Siphiwe Sibeko/Reuters

Three Indian brothers accused of using their close relationship with South African president Jacob Zuma to illegally secure contracts and make dodgy d(...)

Gold and coal mining companies are engaged in what all parties are describing as difficult wage negotiations against a backdrop of falling metal prices. Photograph: Reuters

Falling metal prices and lower demand internationally are behind the loss of more than 23,000 jobs in South Africa’s mining sector and subsidiary indu(...)