Johannesburg: Supporters of former president Jacob Zuma gather at the end of the fourth day of his testimony during the commission of inquiry  into ‘state capture’. Photograph:  Yeshiel Panchia/EPA

Up to 100 small farmers in South Africa were conned into participating in a rural economic empowerment scheme that ended up lining the pockets of corr(...)

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 (...)

Miners  at the end of their night shift at the Leonine mine in Rustenburg, South Africa. Photograph: Reuters

US president Donald Trump’s anti-China stance could accelerate Asian investment into Africa’s mining sector over the coming years, experts attending a(...)