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Former South African president Jacob Zuma appears at the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Durban on Friday. Photograph: Getty Images

Former South African president Jacob Zuma insisted on Friday that the corruption charges he faces are politically motivated, after his first court ap(...)

Former South African president Jacob Zuma faces 16 charges of corruption. Photograph:  AFP

Thousands of Jacob Zuma supporters are expected to gather outside a Durban court on Friday where the former South African president will appear on co(...)

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 (...)

Shaun Abrahams: Since his appointment, he  has been accused of displaying bias in favour of President Jacob Zuma around criminal cases, allegations Mr Abrahams denies. Photograph:  Siphiwe Sibeko/Reuters

South Africa’s chief prosecutor Shaun Abrahams has been ordered to vacate his post by the high court after it ruled that his appointment by President(...)

South African president Jacob Zuma: ongoing legal battles are threatening to undo his presidency. Photograph: Sumaya Hisham/Reuters

The political war between South African president Jacob Zuma and his detractors has been in an unpredictable phase for months, but this week should he(...)

The head of the National Prosecuting Authority Shaun Abrahams as he drops fraud charges against finance minister Pravin Gordhan. Photograph: Siphiwe Sibeko/Reuters

South African prosecutors have dropped controversial fraud charges against Pravin Gordhan, in a significant victory for the embattled finance minister(...)

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 (...)

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(...)

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