Priebus opens up
• Reince Priebus, the former White House chief of staff, has given his first extended description of his roller-coaster six months in the West Wing.
“Take everything you’ve heard and multiply it by 50,” he writes.
• Separately, President Trump said on Wednesday that he was “totally opposed to domestic violence,” his first public condemnation of the alleged conduct that forced a senior aide to resign last week.
Thorny legacy in South Africa
• The country inspired the world under the leadership of Nelson Mandela.
But it became known for corruption and other problems during the nearly nine-year presidency of Jacob Zuma, who resigned on Wednesday after his party, the African National Congress, turned against him.