A torn African National Congress (ANC) election poster shows the face of former ANC president Jacob Zuma. File photograph: Kim Ludbrook/EPA

Former South African president Jacob Zuma, who began a jail sentence on Wednesday for ignoring a constitutional court order to appear at a corruption (...)

Angelo Agrizzi, Former COO of Bosasa,  testifies at the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture in Johannesburg. Photograph: Wikus de Wet/AFP/Getty Images

Former South African president Jacob Zuma received a cash bribe in person from the CEO of a multibillion-rand facilities company accused of public sec(...)

David van Rooyen being sworn in to succeed Nhlanhla Nene as South Africa’s minister of finance, while President Jacob Zuma looks on, in Pretoria. Photograph: Elmond Jiyane/EPA

The sacking of South Africa’s finance minister Nhlanhla Nene by President Jacob Zuma has been widely condemned, with critics claiming he lost his job(...)