South Africa's spy agency threatened on Friday to seek a banning order for a newly released book that makes a series of corruption allegations against President Jacob Zuma.
The National Assembly confirmed in a statement that Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, a former African Union chief, was sworn in as a member of parliament for the governing African National Congress.
South Africa's President Jacob Zuma suffered a setback on Tuesday when a court ruled that the election of a faction loyal to him in his home province two years ago was invalid.
South African President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday survived a parliamentary vote of no confidence, with enough ANC lawmakers sticking by their leader despite divisions and fierce criticism of his rule.
The South African rand plunged more than 5% after President Jacob Zuma on Thursday sacked his finance minister, a man widely seen as a competent manager of one of the world's most important emerging economies.
South African lender FirstRand said on Monday suspicions of money-laundering lay behind its decision to cut ties with a business family linked to allegations of influence-peddling in President Jacob Zuma's government.
South Africa's main opposition party filed a criminal complaint on Tuesday accusing President Jacob Zuma of corruption after a report this month by an anti-graft agency listed allegations of influence-peddling in his government.
A South African opposition party on Sunday filed a criminal complaint against the controversial Gupta brothers who stand accused of wielding undue influence over President Jacob Zuma.
South Africa's ruling party said it supported the release of findings of an anti-corruption investigation into claims of political interference by friends of President Jacob Zuma, despite a court bid by Zuma to block the report.
South African President Jacob Zuma failed on Friday in his appeal against a court ruling that corruption charges against him be reinstated, another setback for the leader who has been facing calls for his resignation.