South Africa’s main opposition party named two parliamentary officials to a panel that will probe President Jacob Zuma’s response to misconduct allegations as it seeks to capitalize on the scandal before next month’s elections.
Cyril Ramaphosa, the deputy president of South Africa’s ruling African National Congress, is mediating between rival factions of the country’s biggest labor federation in a bid to prevent it from splitting.
G4S Plc, the world’s biggest provider of security services, and rivals including Securitas AB and Tyco International Ltd. face having to relinquish control of their South African units as the government restricts foreign ownership of the industry.
South African President Jacob Zuma said he won’t respond to the graft ombudsman’s findings that he improperly benefited from a state-funded 215 million rand ($20 million) home upgrade until state investigators complete their probe.
South African President Jacob Zuma submitted his official response to a report by the nation’s graft ombudsman that said he improperly benefited from a state- funded 215 million rand ($20 million) upgrade of his home.