Former president of South Africa Jacob Zuma. The commission was primarily established to investigate if Mr Zuma facilitated government corruption. Photograph: AP Photo

Some of South Africa’s key crime-fighting institutions were seriously weakened over the last decade by the suspension and persecution of senior manage(...)

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 (...)

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 African president Jacob Zuma: the public protector, an anti-corruption watchdog, found he had “unduly benefitted” from security renovations at his rural home. It recommended he repay a reasonable amount of the money to the exchequer. Photograph: Pius Utomi Ekpei/AFP/Getty Images

Instead of repaying some of the cost of controversial security upgrades to his rural home, South African president Jacob Zuma’s property is to have(...)