Zuma to be prosecuted on 16 charges

It's like Game of Thrones in developing-world politics.

The problem with prosecuting leaders in a corrupt country is that it makes them cling to power longer and more-ruthlessly. Unfortunately, it's impossible to rise to the top in much of the world (maybe all the world) without a bit of corruption.

Charges include fraud, corruption, racketeering and money laundering.

Here's the AP story.