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“I hereby appoint a Commission of Inquiry to investigate allegations of state capture, corruption and fraud in the public sector,” said the order signed by Zuma. Zuma and the Guptas deny wrongdoing and say they are victims of a witch hunt.
Jacob Zuma, whose second term is due to run until 2019, has denied any wrongdoing, as have the Guptas. Ramaphosa succeeded Zuma as ANC head last month, making him likely to replace Zuma as the country’s next president.
Mr. Nwanedo said that four Nigerians caught by the taxi drivers were beaten and are in critical condition in the hospital while some shops belonging to Nigerians had been torched. “As I speak to you, we are afraid because the attacks have continued and our members are still in hiding.
South Africa’s Constitutional Court ruled on Friday that parliament had failed to hold President Jacob Zuma to account over a scandal related to state-funded upgrades to his home, and must launch proceedings that could remove him from office.