South Africa's Cyril Ramaphosa names special tribunal to recover corruption proceeds

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- bbc.co.uk | 8 months ago

A special tribunal is to be set up in South Africa with powers to fast-track prosecutions and recover the proceeds of corruption.

President Cyril Ramaphosa said the tribunal would consider cases brought by the Special Investigating Unit. After 25 years in power, the African National Congress has become tainted by widespread allegations of corruption, which forced out Mr Ramaphosa's predecessor, Jacob Zuma, last year.

South Africa faces elections on 8 May.

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