South Africa's President Reappoints Deputy Accused of Graft

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- nytimes.com | 10 months ago

and Kimon de Greef May 29, 2019JOHANNESBURG — President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa on Wednesday reappointed a power broker long accused of corruption as his deputy, a fresh blow to hopes for a new cabinet free of the most tainted figures in the governing African National Congress.

The fate of the deputy president, David Mabuza, had been regarded as a test of Mr. Ramaphosa’s ability to clean up his party and the government.

The appointment makes Mr.

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