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Zondo Commission: Time to be cleared or be implicated

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Legal games have been played for far too long. Zuma has repeatedly asked for his day in court, and while this is no court, it’s time to respond to all the claims.


19 Oct 2020
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Zondo Commission: Time to be cleared or be implicated

Former President Jacob Zuma is pictured in a huddle with his legal team after announcing their intention to withdraw from the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture in Johannesburg, 19 July 2019. Picture: Refilwe Modise

It appears the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture, often criticised for being painstakingly slow, has had enough and has started to flex its muscles. Earlier this month it drew a line in the sand when it came to former president Jacob Zuma and his scheduled appearance at the inquiry. Legal games have been played for far too long. Zuma has repeatedly asked for his day in court, and while this is no court, it’s time to respond to all the claims. It certainly got a reaction out of Zuma, who on Friday lashed out at the commission for probing...

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