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Aug 13, 2019 | 16:11 GMT

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

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. 12.

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.

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