NAIROBI (Reuters) - Burundi has informed U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon of its decision to quit the International Criminal Court, it said on Wednesday, adding momentum to mounting African opposition to the Hague-based tribunal.
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - African states unhappy with the International Criminal Court(ICC) should work to reform it from within rather than pulling out, Botswanan foreign minister Pelomoni Venson-Moitoi, a candidate to become the next African Union (AU) chief, said.
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's anti-graft watchdog has told President Jacob Zuma that its report into possible undue political influence of his friends is final, dimming his hopes of adding to its findings as he battles pressure from within his own ANC party to resign.
CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Students at South African universities and higher education institutions will receive an extra 17 billion rand ($1.2 billion) over the next three years, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said on Wednesday.
CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Legal challenges facing South Africa's Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan are having an unsettling impact on the work of the Treasury, Gordhan said in a budget speech on Wednesday.