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South Africa: Fallout over power utility CEO's graft claims

Feb. 24, 2023 07:19 AM EST

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa’s troubled state-owned power utility Eskom appointed an interim chief executive Friday after a fallout with its outgoing head over a media interview he gave. Andre de Ruyter alleged ongoing corruption at the company linked to the ruling party, and...

The legal woes of former South African president Jacob Zuma

Feb. 01, 2023 11:51 AM EST

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — The judge presiding over former South African President Jacob Zuma's corruption trial recused himself from the case this week, saying he didn't want there to be any chance that the proceedings could be viewed as biased against Zuma. It is the latest...