Jacob Zuma

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Tape marks vacant land in Olievenhoutbosch near Centurion in South Africa: whites own 72 per cent of land held by individuals, even though they make up only about 9 per cent of the population. Photograph: Siphiwe Sibeko

The thorny issue of land reform has risen to the top of South Africa’s national agenda ahead of next year’s general election, following parliament’s r(...)

South Africa’s former president Jacob Zuma: disputes all the allegations against him. Photograph: Siphiwe Sibeko/Reuters

South Africa’s national prosecuting authority has announced that a range of corruption charges will be reinstated against former president Jacob Zuma (...)

Employees and contractors of the Optimum Coal Mine, owned by the controversial Gupta family, demonstrate  in front of the gates of the mine in Hendrina, South Africa, on February 22nd, 2018.  Workers are on strike because of the withdrawal of services in South Africa by India’s state-owned Bank of Baroda, the only institution in the country that still banked the Guptas. Photograph: Marco Longari /AFP/Getty Images

The corporate logo on the deserted plot in a grim industrial park near Johannesburg is broken. At the front, a “To Let” sign hints at a business in de(...)

Pravin Gordhan is sworn in as the new South African minister of public enterprises. Photograph: Rodger Bosch/AFP/Getty Images

South Africa’s new president, Cyril Ramaphosa, has made substantial changes in his cabinet, which on Tuesday he described as a transitional team that (...)

South African president Cyril Ramaphosa delivers his state of the nation address to parliament, in Cape Town. Photograph: Ruvan Boshoff/Reuters

Cyril Ramaphosa promised to “turn the tide of corruption” in his first speech as South Africa’s president, saying the nation was entering a “new dawn”(...)

Boxes of Nespresso coffee are pictured in a shop at Nestlé headquarters in Vevey, Switzerland,on Thursday. Photograph: Denis Balibouse/Reuters

European shares gained further ground after the carnage of last week, with the pan-European Stoxx 600 ending up 0.5 per cent at its highest level in a(...)

Cyril Ramaphosa: does he have the leadership qualities that can inspire ANC members to join in his efforts to renew the movement and build the country? Photograph: Mike Hutchings/Reuters

South Africa’s newly elected president, Cyril Ramaphosa, is unlikely to bask for long in the satisfaction that has surely come from ousting his predec(...)

South Africa’s new president Cyril Ramaphosa is sworn into office after being elected at the parliament in Cape Town on Thursday. Photograph:  Mike Hutchings/AFP/Getty Images

Cyril Ramaphosa, the African National Congress’s recently elected leader, has become South Africa’s new president following Jacob Zuma’s resignation f(...)

South African president Jacob Zuma announced his immediate resignation in a TV address to the nation on February 14th, 2018, after the ruling ANC party threatened to eject him from office via a parliamentary vote of no confidence. Photograph: SIPHIWE SIBEKO/AFP/Getty Images

South African president Jacob Zuma resigned from office Wednesday night, bringing an end to a long-running fight for political survival he lost contro(...)

President of South Africa Jacob Zuma: if he refuses to stand down, the matter could go to parliament for a vote on a motion of no confidence. Photograph: Siphiwe Sibeko/Reuters

South African president Jacob Zuma is to respond on Wednesday to the ruling African National Congress party’s decision to recall him from office more (...)

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