National Director of Public Prosecutions Shaun Abrahams is expected to announce his decision at 1230 GMT at the prosecuting authority's head office in Pretoria, but whatever the decision it is expected to spark a firestorm of opposition.
Proposed land expropriation bill would allow government to seize land without compensation
South Africa has experienced worst outbreak of Listeriosis in history with 180 deaths recorded
Bashir Saleh, former aide to late Libyan strongman, reportedly survives attack by 5 men en route to his home
Zuma faces the risk of jail over 18 criminal charges linked to 783 payments totalling four million rands ($345,000) that he allegedly received in connection with arms deals before he became president.
7 officers survive deadly overnight attack on police station, with perpetrators being tracked down
We reiterate our call to Israeli government to engage in meaningful dialogue with Palestinian leaders, says president
Ramaphosa also pledges to create jobs for youth and woo investors to country in first state of nation address in parliament
The State of the Nation address is an annual mix of political pageantry and policy announcements, but the flagship event was postponed last week as Zuma battled to stay in office.
Cyril Ramaphosa, 65, was elected unopposed a day after Jacob Zuma resigned
President Jacob Zuma has 48 hours to resign from office or he will be forced out: African National Congress
The ANC's executive committee held a special meeting on Monday, and could "recall" Zuma from office.
African National Congress (ANC) party officials met with Zuma over the weekend to request his resignation, but he refused, triggering a week of dramatic political manoeuvering.
Mine safety in South Africa has been called into question following fatalities at mines nationwide
Constitutional Court rules Assembly must put in place mechanism to remove President Jacob Zuma from office
Zuma, whose reign has been marred by graft scandals, spoke at a party conference that will elect his successor as head of the African National Congress, though he will remain as head of state ahead of 2019 elections.
President Jacob Zuma, 75, will step down from ANC helm this weekend after serving as party leader for 2 terms
Court decision grants Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa powers to appoint new national director of public prosecutions
Some 50 injuries but no deaths yet, with some homes completely destroyed, and officials accessing extent of damage
'We are ready to furnish and maintain our own facility if we are given space,' social activist says
Meeting is currently underway in Botswana