This book provides an examination of corporate governance in South Africa which includes an overview of the history of corporate governance and summary of the key provisions of South Africa's codes on corporate governance from 1994 to 2016. The aim is to provide a comprehensive reference for academics and practitioners interested in South African corporate governance and to illustrate how corporate governance practices evolve in a developing African economy. It also includes a review of the research dealing with the drivers and consequences of South African corporate governance. The focus is on South African-specific research which is complemented with international references. This book will be highly relevant to both accounting/governance academics and the broader practitioner community.