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South Africa's president confronted by daunting challenges

May. 04, 2022 07:03 AM EDT

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Shouted down by angry mineworkers, defied within his party over his anti-corruption drive, derided as ineffective by the opposition — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa faces daunting political challenges. Ramaphosa, 69, has responded with a calm...

Corruption trial delayed against South Africa's ex-president

Apr. 11, 2022 10:02 AM EDT

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The corruption trial in South Africa of former President Jacob Zuma has been postponed again on Monday pending the outcome of the ex-leader's appeal to get the state prosecutor removed from his case. Zuma was not present in the Pietermaritzburg High Court due to...

South Africa's president appoints new chief justice

Mar. 10, 2022 12:34 PM EST

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed Raymond Zondo as the country’s new chief justice. Ramaphosa also said Thursday that Mandisa Maya will be deputy chief justice, the first Black female in that position. The chief justice is...

Another report alleges corruption by ex-South African leader

Mar. 02, 2022 08:19 AM EST

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Another damning report into government corruption in South Africa has recommended further investigations and the possible prosecution of former President Jacob Zuma, current and former cabinet ministers and senior leaders of the ruling African National Congress party for...