JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA (OCTOBER 19, 2017) (REUTERS) – The FBI has opened an investigation into U.S. links to South Africa’s Guptas, escalating a scandal over the family’s alleged use of a friendship with President Jacob Zuma to control state businesses, the Financial Times said on Thursday (19 October). Continue reading
South Africa’s speaker of parliament rules that a vote of no-confidence in President Jacob Zuma will be held by secret ballot – a move widely seen as increasing the chances that he will have to step down. Continue reading
South Africa’s speaker of parliament says she will consider a request from opposition parties to hold a no-confidence vote on President Jacob Zuma.
A South African judge has ruled that a report over alleged influence peddling in government should be released at 1500 GMT.
Members of South Africa’s opposition parties arrive at the High Court in Pretoria to push for the release of a report which alleges political interference by wealthy friends of President Jacob Zuma.