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SACP pokes holes in Zuma’s testimony at state capture inquiry

The ANC’s own alliance partner, the SACP, has called into question former president Jacob Zuma’s testimony this week at the Zondo commission into state capture. SACP spokesperson Alex Mashilo said there might be serious legal implications for Zuma’s testimony over spy allegations within the ANC. “Regarding the old era allegations[…]

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Moment of truth for Zuma at state capture inquiry

Former president Jacob Zuma will finally make an appearance at the state capture inquiry from Monday to Friday. He was forced to appoint the commission by former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela after she’d investigated the Guptas’ alleged influence on him. But Zuma insists there was no state capture. Madonsela’s 2016[…]

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How Zondo implicated Zuma

It has been barely two weeks since former president Jacob Zuma stood on a truck that was converted into a mobile stage, facing dozens of his loyal supporters congregated at KwaZulu-Natal’s Freedom Park, situated directly opposite the Pietermaritzburg High Court. As is his wont, he confidently proclaimed his innocence throughout[…]

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Arguments in Zuma’s case set to continue

Arguments in former President Jacob Zuma and French multinational company Thales‘ application for a permanent stay of prosecution, will resume on Thursday at the Pietermaritzburg High Court. Zuma is facing 16 charges including fraud, corruption, money laundering and racketeering. The charges are in connection with the controversial multi billion rand[…]

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Zuma supporters expected to march ahead of his court appearance

Hundreds of supporters of former President Jacob Zuma are expected to march ahead of his application for a permanent stay of prosecution in his corruption case that gets underway in the Pietermaritzburg High Court on Monday. Zuma is facing 16 charges of corruption, money laundering and racketeering in connection with the controversial[…]

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State capture inquiry requests Zuma to testify

The Council for the Advancement of the South African Constitution (CASAC) says it is in former President Jacob Zuma’s best interest to voluntarily appear before the State of Capture Inquiry rather than wait to be forced to testify. The Inquiry begins on Monday in Parktown Johannesburg with high-profile witnesses expected[…]

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