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South Africa Nears Decision on Finance Minister’s Assault Case

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Enoch Godongwana

Enoch Godongwana

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South African prosecutors are nearing a decision on whether to press charges against Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana, who has been accused of sexual assault.

The National Prosecuting Authority will hand a docket on its investigation into the allegations to the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions on Monday, suggesting a decision on the case is imminent.