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South Africa Report Cites 'Worrying' Signs of Government Corruption

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South African President Jacob Zuma should appoint a commission of inquiry into whether his dealings with a wealthy business family led to undue influence over government appointments and contracts, according to an official investigative report released Wednesday.
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