President Cyril Ramaphosa says governing party "could and should" have done more to prevent state looting under his predecessor Jacob Zuma.
The global consulting powerhouse has been in trouble for giving bad advice and working with corrupt entities.
The pandemic gives South Africans a chance to rejig their economy to prioritise the poor.
The High Court in the southeastern city of Pietermaritzburg issued the warrant after it questioned the authenticity of a sick note signed by a military doctor.
The country's High Court denied Zuma's bid for a permanent stay of prosecution over 16 counts of fraud, racketeering and money laundering relating to a multi-billion-dollar arms deal dating back to before he took office in 2009.
Jacob Zuma testified at a judicial enquiry into the alleged looting of state funds while he was in power, including a web of deals involving government officials, the wealthy Gupta family and state-owned companies.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa cut cabinet ministers from 36 to 28 to tackle "bloated" government and improve efficiency while appointing more women in cabinet to achieve gender diversity.
Zuma, who was forced to resign by the ruling ANC party last year, has been charged with 16 counts of fraud, racketeering and money laundering relating to the weapons deal dating back to before he took office in 2009.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa leads ruling African National Congress to victory but a drop in its share of the vote underlines the challenge he faces restoring confidence in his party.
The vote is seen as the toughest test yet for the governing African National Congress (ANC) party, 25 years after it swept to power at the end of white minority rule.
Three opinion polls in recent weeks show the ANC's support ranging between 51 and 61 percent, compared with the 62 percent it won in 2014.
Zuma will record tunes including one that demands the return of land, a song that resonates among many black South Africans demanding land reforms to redress grievances from the painful era of white domination.
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