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Zuma at state capture inquiry: Will he out more people?

Former president Jacob Zuma is expected to appear for a second day at the commission of inquiry into state capture on Tuesday and is likely to “out” more people. On Monday, Zuma, who had been implicated by several witnesses at the commission, told commission head Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo[…]

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It’s Z-Day at state capture inquiry for Jacob Zuma

Former president Jacob Zuma is expected to appear at the judicial commission of inquiry into allegations of state capture on Monday, with the City of Johannesburg’s metro police at the ready for the crowds of supporters and detractors who usually show up. “The JMPD’s role … is to monitor the[…]

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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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Duduzane’s culpable homicide trial to begin on Tuesday

The culpable homicide trial of former President Jacob Zuma’s son, Duduzane, is expected to begin at the Randburg Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday. Zuma faces two charges of culpable homicide and one of reckless and negligent driving. This relates to a car crash in February 2014 on the M1 highway in Johannesburg.[…]

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Hawks accused of withholding info at State Capture Inquiry

Themba Maseko’s testimony to the commission that in preparation for the inquiry he struggled to get information from the Hawks. The Hawks have come under the spotlight in the State Capture Inquiry underway in Parktown, Johannesburg. Several witnesses have implicated the police’s elite unit in their testimony. Evidence leader Vincent[…]

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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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Motlanthe, Zuma defend Mandela’s legacy

Former presidents of South Africa have described Nelson Mandela as a dedicated revolutionary whose mission was to fight for a non-racial, non-sexist and free South Africa. They were delivering their speeches at the Nelson Mandela centenary birthday celebrations at his ancestral home of Mvezo outside Mthatha in the Eastern Cape[…]

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