South Africa leader fights for political future over scandal


              FILE - Newly elected African National Congress (ANC) President, Cyril Ramaphosa, right, next to outgoing president Jacob Zuma, after it was announced that he had won the vote at the ANC's elective conference in Johannesburg, Monday Dec. 18, 2017. Ramaphosa is fighting for his political future in a dramatic reversal of fortunes for an anti-apartheid icon once admired for tackling the problems of Africa's most developed economy. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe/File)
            
              FILE - Newly-elected African National Congress (ANC) President, Cyril Ramaphosa, left, has a selfie taken with party member Pule Mabe and the outgoing President Jacob Zuma, right, during the announcement that Ramaphosa had won the vote at the ANC's elective conference in Johannesburg, Dec. 18, 2017. Ramaphosa is fighting for his political future in a dramatic reversal of fortunes for an anti-apartheid icon once admired for tackling the problems of Africa's most developed economy. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe, File)
            
              FILE - Unemployed women from the Masakhane Township, push wheelbarrows atop a coal mine dump at the coal-powered Duvha power station, near Emalahleni (formerly Witbank) east of Johannesburg, Nov. 17, 2022. South African President Cyril Ramaphosa is fighting for his political future, amid high unemployment, inflation and long power outages, in a dramatic reversal of fortunes for an anti-apartheid icon once admired for tackling the problems of Africa's most developed economy. (AP Photo/Denis Farrell, File)
            
              FILE - African National Congress (ANC) members protest outside the party's headquarters in Johannesburg, South Africa, July 15, 2022, to demand action be taken against President Cyril Ramaphosa over the Phala Phala farm saga. Ramaphosa is fighting for his political future in a dramatic reversal of fortunes for an anti-apartheid icon once admired for tackling the problems of Africa's most developed economy.(AP Photo/Themba Hadebe, File)
            
              FILE - South African President Cyril Ramaphosa leaves an African National Congress (ANC) national executive committee in Johannesburg, South Africa, Dec. 5, 2022. Ramaphosa is fighting for his political future in a dramatic reversal of fortunes for an anti-apartheid icon once admired for tackling the problems of Africa's most developed economy. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay, File)
            
              FILE - Cars travel on a normally well-lit road during a power outage in Johannesburg, Sept. 21, 2022. South African President Cyril Ramaphosa is fighting for his political future, amid high unemployment, inflation and long power outages, in a dramatic reversal of fortunes for an anti-apartheid icon once admired for tackling the problems of Africa's most developed economy. (AP Photo/Denis Farrell, File)
            
              FILE - Supporters of President Cyril Ramaphosa hold placards supporting him in Cape Town, South Africa, Dec. 13, 2022, where a sitting of parliament voted against whether to start impeachment proceedings against him. Ramaphosa is fighting for his political future in a dramatic reversal of fortunes for an anti-apartheid icon once admired for tackling the problems of Africa's most developed economy. (AP Photo/Nardus Engelbrecht, File)
            
              FILE - The entrance to the wildlife Ranch of South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, Phala Phala Wildlife Farm in Bela Bela, South Africa, June 3, 2022. Ramaphosa is fighting for his political future in a dramatic reversal of fortunes for an anti-apartheid icon once admired for tackling the problems of Africa's most developed economy. (AP Photo/File)
            
              FILE - South African President Cyril Ramaphosa responds to questions in Parliament Cape Town, South Africa, Sept. 29, 2022, where he denied allegations of money laundering while being questioned over a scandal that threatens his position and the direction of Africa's most developed economy. Ramaphosa is fighting for his political future in a dramatic reversal of fortunes for an anti-apartheid icon once admired for tackling the problems of Africa's most developed economy. (AP Photo/Nardus Engelbrecht, File)
            
              FILE - South African President Cyril Ramaphosa leaves an African National Congress (ANC) national executive committee in Johannesburg, South Africa, Dec. 5, 2022. Ramaphosa is fighting for his political future in a dramatic reversal of fortunes for an anti-apartheid icon once admired for tackling the problems of Africa's most developed economy. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay, File)
            FILE - Former South African President Jacob Zuma at the High Court in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, on Jan. 31, 2022. South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, became president when Zuma resigned amid his years which were characterised by rampant looting of state coffers, is fighting for his political future in a dramatic reversal of fortunes for an anti-apartheid icon once admired for tackling the problems of Africa's most developed economy. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay, File)
South Africa leader fights for political future over scandal