Jacob Zuma

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While head of South Africa’s revenue service six years ago, the country’s respected finance minister, Pravin Gordhan, allegedly let a senior executive(...)

South Africa’s finance minister Pravin Gordhan:  charged with fraud over early retirement package allegedly approved for a revenue official.  Photograph: Waldo Swiegers/Bloomberg

An email exchange in which a lawyer representing the South African Revenue Service (Sars) said he would not participate in the investigation of finan(...)

Finance minister Pravin Gordhan: was publicly charged with fraud and theft by the National Prosecuting Authority.  Photograph: Siphiwe Sibeko

The chief whip of the African National Congress has called on the ruling party’s leaders to resign, saying they are worse than those who led the apar(...)

South Africa’s minister for finance Pravin Gordhan: Analysts have said the charges against him are politically motivated, and some suspect the hand of president Jacob Zuma is guiding the National Prosecution Authority.    Photograph: Christopher Goodney/Bloomberg

South Africa’s minister for finance Pravin Gordhan has refused an opportunity to make representations to the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) on (...)

South Africa’s finance minister Pravin Gordhan has gained widespread support locally and internationally for the manner in which he has tried to bring corruption and wasteful spending in government under control. Photograph: Siphiwe Sibeko/Reuters

Details of “suspicious” bank transactions carried out by companies owned by a business family accused of using its relationship with president Jacob (...)

South African public protector Thuli Madonsela:  planned to release findings  on her last day in  office. Photograph: EPA/STR

A South African judge has ordered that the findings of an investigation into state capture by private interests be preserved and protected until Tues(...)

Pravin Gordhan, South Africa’s finance minister: many South Africans believe President Jacob Zuma and his allies are behind the charges. Photograph:  Jason Alden/Bloomberg

South African president Jacob Zuma and numerous local stakeholders have come out in support of embattled finance minister Pravin Gordhan, who is refus(...)

South Africa’s finance minister Pravin Gordhan during a Bloomberg television interview in New York on  October 4th.   Photograph: Christopher Goodney/Bloomberg

South Africa’s finance minister Pravin Gordhan has been summonsed to appear in court next month to face charges of fraud related to alleged misconduct(...)

South African retired Anglican archbishop and Nobel laureate Desmond Tutu at a tea party  to mark his 85th birthday on Friday in Cape Town. Photograph: Rodger Bosch/AFP/Getty Images

Nobel laureate Desmond Tutu shed tears of gratitude on his 85th birthday as he presided over a cathedral Mass despite his poor health, after saying he(...)

A student is seen during clashes with South African police at Johannesburg’s University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa on Tuesday. Photograph: Siphiwe Sibeko/Reuters

in Cape Town Attempts to reopen a number of universities across South Africa for lectures yesterday, after weeks of student protests had closed the (...)

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