Durban - Manuel Chang, a former minister of finance in Mozambique, appeared in a South African court on Tuesday facing charges of wire fraud, money laundering and securities fraud.
Chang was arrested on Saturday and appeared in the Kempton Park Magistrate’s Court in Johannesburg on Tuesday.
He will remain in custody until January 8, until his next court hearing.
He was arrested on the strength of an Interpol Red Notice issued by United States authorities seeking Chang’s extradition.
According to AFP, Chang was finance minister between 2005 and 2015, under the presidency of Armando Guebuza.