26.11.2020 10:02 am
Steven Powell’s testimony has also implicated Johannesburg mayor Geoff Makhubo, former ANC Youth League treasurer-general Reggie Nkabinde and Jacob Zuma’s former personal assistant.
ANC national executive committee (NEC) member and Deputy State Security Minister Zizi Kodwa is in the spotlight, following head of ENSafrica Forensics Steven Powell's testimony on Wednesday at the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture.
A legal expert says Zuma’s plan to file a complaint against Zondo with the Judicial Service Commission is an ‘idle threat’.
Zondo says the former president leaving the commission on Thursday without asking for his permission is ‘serious matter’.
The former president plans to appeal Deputy Chief Justice Zondo’s dismissal of his application for recusal, as well as file a complaint against him with the Judicial Service Commission.
Advocate Muzi Sikhakhane, for Zuma, said Zondo’s ruling would be reviewed.
Curlewis explained to Izak du Plessis what an application for recusal is and why he thinks Zondo should not recuse himself.
The former president has insisted that deputy Chief Justice Ramond Zondo is downplaying their relationship, describing it as “relatively close” and “personal”, in his affidavit in support of Zondo’s recusal
Jacob Zuma will not be attendance for the recusal ruling as he has a funeral to attend, Muzi Sikhakhane told the commission on Monday.
Zuma’s advocate, Muzi Sikhakhane, on Tuesday said his client planned on putting on record a statement potentially disputing Zondo’s.
‘People who are elected to parliament don’t have to fear the people of their constituency because they answer to the political party above everything else,’ she said.
The preserved assets include a fleet of vehicles, several bank accounts held in Msagala’s name and those of his trusts, a farm and other properties in Gauteng and Free State.
The former president, however, said he would not be in attendance at the commission on Wednesday because he had a funeral to attend.
Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo says he and Zuma did not socialise together and they never had, in response to Zuma’s application to recuse himself from chairing the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture.
Then-president Jacob Zuma established the commission in January 2018, on the eve of an ANC NEC meeting expected to discuss his recall.
Muzi Sikhakhane on Monday took pains to emphasise that the application for Zondo to recuse himself was not based on the notion that he had prejudged Zuma.