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South Africa's Zuma to challenge public protector's report

PUBLISHED: Fri, 25 Nov 2016 14:44:29 GMT

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South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma will challenge a report released this month by the anti-corruption watchdog that alleged influence-peddling in his government, his office said on Friday.

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The president’s office said in a statement that Zuma had received legal advice to challenge the report, which also prescribed that a judicial inquiry be set up to probe the allegations against him. Zuma denies any wrongdoing.