Zuma won’t attend Zondo Commission

indafrica September 3, 2020
Updated 2020/09/03 at 2:44 PM
Former South African president Jacob Zuma appears before the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture that is probing wide-ranging allegations of corruption in government and state-owned companies in Johannesburg, on July 19, 2019. - Zuma, who started testifying on July 15, has rebuffed all accusations of wrongdoing and said he and his family had received death threats after his first appearance. (Photo by MIKE HUTCHINGS / various sources / AFP)

JOHANNESBURG – Former president Jacob Zuma will not attend the state capture inquiry as was expected.

His lawyer, Eric Mabuza says Zuma is too busy preparing for his corruption trial.

He says the Zondo Commission set the dates for Zuma’s appearance without communicating with them.

The former president was expected to appear before the commission next week, after a postponement in January due to ill health.

He made a series of allegations when he appeared at the inquiry in July last year.


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