Mozambique's former finance minister Manuel Chang. Picture: REUTERS/SHAFIEK TASSIEM
Mozambique's former finance minister Manuel Chang. Picture: REUTERS/SHAFIEK TASSIEM

SA will extradite former Mozambique finance minister Manuel Chang to his home country, the justice department said in a statement on Monday, years after he was arrested in Johannesburg over his role in Mozambique's $2bn debt scandal.

Chang, who denies wrongdoing, has been in custody in SA since 2018 while the government debated whether to send him back to Mozambique or the US.

The US had also requested his extradition to face charges for his role in the affair. 

Reuters

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