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.
South Africa ranked fourth as Nigeria’s major export trading partner in the fourth quarter of 2018 according to data by the National Bureau of Statistics. As South Africans head to the polls tomorrow, we find out what the business communities with affiliations to South Africa expect from the elections.
South African minister of Public Enterprises, Praving Gordhan, tells of a 9 month ''winter plan'' that will carry South Africa through with electricity supply for the rest of the year. The troubled energy supplier Eskom, plans to strengthen the calibre of leadership in order to meet the required needs to execute a more efficient electricity supply to the country.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa announced plans on Thursday to split struggling state power giant Eskom into three separate entities, as he sought to convince investors and voters that he will turn around a struggling economy before an election in May.