Corruption in South Africa

A generation after the end of apartheid in 1994, black South Africans are still mostly shut out of the country’s economic opportunities, while A.N.C. officials have enriched themselves largely through government contracts. In recent months, we have published details of the vast corruption in South Africa and the impact on citizens. In the aftermath of our reporting, the president has promised to improve school safety standards and the deputy president has been forced to submit to a personal audit.