ANC’s secretary general Ace Magashule:  ‘I’ve done nothing wrong. I’ll prove it in court.’ Photograph: Fani Mahuntsi/Gallo Images via Getty Images

A senior official in South Africa’s ruling party who is charged with 74 counts of corruption has vowed to prove his innocence after a magistrate trans(...)

ANC secretary general Ace Magashule is due in court on Friday. Photograph: Kim Ludbrook/EPA

Ace Magashule, one of the most senior politicians in South Africa’s ruling party, is scheduled to appear in court on Friday on corruption charges link(...)

South African president Cyril Ramaphosa: African National Congress has chosen to back his efforts to tackle corruption in the party. Photograph: Rodger Bosch/AFP

The African National Congress has chosen to back South African president Cyril Ramaphosa’s stand against corruption in the party, a decision that has (...)

Economic Freedom Fighters party leader Julius Malema has been accused of benefiting from the looted money. He denies it. Photograph: Jordi Matas

Seven suspects accused of looting nearly €140 million from a South African bank that mainly served the rural poor have pleaded not guilty in court to (...)

Former South African president Jacob Zuma on trial for alleged corruption in the High Court in Pietermaritzburg. He is accused of taking bribes from French defence company Thales. Photograph: Themba Hadebe

A South African court that must decide if corruption charges against former president Jacob Zuma should be dropped has heard he is using an approach t(...)

Former South African president Jacob Zuma gestures during a lunch break while facing court charges that include fraud, corruption and racketeering. Photograph: Themba Hadebe/Pool via Reuters

A lawyer representing former South African president Jacob Zuma, who faces corruption charges linked to a government arms deal, has accused state pros(...)

South African president Cyril Ramaphohas been advised to dismissed both lawyers based on the findings of the report. Photograph: SIyabulela Duda/EPA/GCIS/Handout

Two senior lawyers at South Africa’s National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) have been found unfit to hold office by an inquiry that has recommended thei(...)

 South African president Cyril Ramaphosa addresses a conference at the Cape Town International Convention Centre. Photograph: Siyabulela Duda/EPA

The scale of the alleged corruption involving South Africa’s elite that has emerged in recent months is a concern for the ruling African National Cong(...)

A member of security gestures to the photographer as former Bosasa chief operations officer, Angelo Agrizzi arrives at the Judicial Commission of Inquiry, probing state capture in Johannesburg, South Africa on January 21st Photograph: Siphiwe Sibeko/Reuters

A whistleblower who gave explosive evidence to a public inquiry into political corruption in South Africa last week is set to continue his testimony o(...)

Former South African president Jacob Zuma: Legal experts estimate he is liable for fees of up to at least €2 million. Photograph: Phill Magakoe/AFP/Getty

Former South African president Jacob Zuma must return the equivalent of at least €1 million to the state after a court ruled that he illegally used ta(...)

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