South Africa: Judge Delays Implementing Public Prosecutor's Findings Against Ramaphosa

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What Happened: A South African judge has delayed the implementation of findings from the country's public prosecutor against President Cyril Ramaphosa, Reuters reported Aug. Why It Matters: The judge's delay will provide a boon for Ramaphosa by halting any investigations against him and his allies.

Background: Public prosecutor Busisiwe Mkhwebane has accused Ramaphosa of deliberately misleading the country's parliament over campaign donations, thereby violating his presidential oath and codes of ethics. Read More:Can Ramaphosa Halt South Africa's Rot? (July 22, 2019)South Africa: An Economic Policy Squabble Goes Public (June 5, 2019)South Africa's Election Will Be a Referendum on Pro-Business Policies (May 1, 2019)Connected ContentRegions & CountriesSouth AfricaTopicsThe Post-Apartheid Era EndsCompaniesReutersArticle Search.

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