South African President Cyril Ramaphosa maintains that his ANC presidential campaign, known as CR17, was legitimate and that there was no misuse of public funds. The South African president answered questions on party funding in parliament after the country's ethics watchdog accused him of having misled Parliament last year over a 500,000-rand (36,000-dollar 32,000-euro) donation to his campaign from a company facing corruption allegations.
South African athlete Caster Semenya says she has a target on her back because she is the best at what she does. Speaking on the sidelines of a Top Women Conference in Johannesburg, she says people don't question differences in men who compete against each other, but they do in women. Semenya is banned from defending her world 800m title in Doha in September by a Swiss court ruling which revoked a temporary suspension on the IAAF's controversial testosterone-curbing rules.
Former South African president Jacob Zuma arrives at court in Pietermartizburg as he plans to fight to have corruption charges against him over 1990s arms deal dropped before the case comes to trial. Zuma, who was forced to resign by the ruling ANC party last year, has been charged with 16 counts of fraud, racketeering and money laundering relating to the weapons deal dating back to before he took office in 2009.
South Africans will head to the polls today to decide the future of one of sub-Saharan Africa's most advanced economies. Kyari Bukar, Former Chairman of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group joins CNBC Africa to discuss how the country can re-ignite its growth trajectory.