The dilemma for Zuma and his legal team is this: by putting him on the witness stand, there is a risk that he would be found wanting, especially in terms of the detail of any matter.
South Africa's rural communities where mining licenses have been granted are often excluded from consultations and bear the brunt having their environment and livelihoods destroyed.
South Africans may well be seduced by the prospect of Zuma appearing at the Zondo commission, but he was not alone in driving the state capture project.
Mexico is the second most dangerous country for women in Latin America. Yet the new government is slashing funding for programs meant to protect and empower women.
One in four former ministers go on to take lucrative roles with special interest groups after leaving politics. Our current standards regulating this practice aren't being enforced adequately.
With its details of widespread corruption, the Fitzgerald report remains a cataclysmic event in Queensland politics, and still resonates today.
Politics is being reduced to personalities in South Africa. The real issue is whether the damage that's been done can be undone.
Four former presidents have been accused of corruption after Operation Carwash.
Maya candidate Thelma Cabrera's unprecedented campaign for president was unsuccessful, but hope has not been dashed. Her run suggests that Guatemala's grassroots opposition is slowly gaining ground.
The more people come to a city, the more demand for buildings is amplified.This demand creates pressure from which a range of agencies, motivations and causes arise.
High-profile cases of corruption, ticket touting and match fixing have led Italians to lose faith in the beautiful game.
For their next president, Guatemalans must choose between two veteran politicians with shady pasts and alleged ties to organized crime.
Sergio Moro, the judge in charge of the Operation Car Wash corruption investigation, and Brazil's new justice minister, is at the centre of his own scandal.
After recent elections, South Africa are grappling with what the reasons are for the declining trend in youth participation in the 2019 elections.
Tackling corruption is notoriously difficult but Nigeria is pursuing a fresh approach. Using technology, especially social media, its citizens are producing evidence to hold officials to account.
Corruption and poor opportunities are driving out the country's most talented young workers – and damaging Ukraine's long-term development.
Those in charge in South Africa following its recent election should focus on improving governance and weeding out corruption.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has revived a presidential advisory unit shut down by his predecessor. He needs it if he is to use his power effectively to improve his government's policy coherence.
As the rich get richer in India, many voters seem willing to overlook their everyday struggles, hoping that the trickle-down effect of a "business friendly" government will help the overall economy.
Sir Joh Bjelke-Petersen was Queensland's longest-serving premier, but an inquiry into corruption brought his hopes of becoming the next prime minister of Australia to a sudden end.