ANC top brass to meet with Jacob Zuma

President Cyril Ramphosa says the ANC top brass will be engaging with former president Jacob Zuma. This is over his failure to appear at the State Capture Inquiry. Ramaphosa says the message to Zuma will be clear, that all of us have to abide by the constitution and respect the judiciary. Source: eNCA In other […]

MKMVA vets rally behind Jacob Zuma

The Umkhonto weSizwe Military Veterans Association is backing claims by former president Jacob Zuma, that State Capture Inquiry chairperson, Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo is biased. The Zondo Commission has asked the Constitutional Court for an urgent order declaring Zuma in contempt of court for defying orders to appear before the inquiry. The former president […]

DA happy that corruption case against Jacob Zuma and Thales finally going to trial

The Democratic Alliance (DA) said that it was delighted that the case against former President Jacob Zuma and French arms company Thales was finally going to trial. Zuma and Thales face corruption, money laundering and racketeering charges linked to the multi-billion rand arms deal. The case was heard without the accused present in the Pietermaritzburg […]

President Cyril Ramaphosa urges Jacob Zuma to provide proof that judges were bribed

President Cyril Ramaphosa has broken his silence about allegations that some judges were bribed to seal the CR17 documents related to his 2017 ANC presidential campaign made by his predecessor, Jacob Zuma, last week. Zuma made an array of allegations against Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo, who is heading the Commission of Inquiry into Allegations […]

Jacob Zuma’s long-awaited day in court finally set

Former president Jacob Zuma and French arms dealer Thales will finally go on trial in May. The corruption case against the two came before Judge Nkosinathi Chili, sitting in the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Pietermaritzburg, briefly on Tuesday morning. The accused were not in court but were represented by their legal teams. The case was […]

Calm in Pietermaritzburg as Former President Jacob Zuma skips court

Unlike in the past when former president Jacob appeared before the Pietermaritzburg High Court for his long-running corruption trial, on Tuesday morning the provincial capital was calm. This was as Zuma and his large entourage of security team and supporters were not present. That was in anticipation that the matter would be postponed to May […]

MKMVA’s Carl Niehaus hits out at Zondo Commission over Jacob Zuma jail application

MKMVA spokesperson and staunch ally of former President Jacob Zuma, Carl Niehaus, has yet again bashed the state capture commission, accusing it of trying to push the country over the brink. His comments come after the commission, chaired by Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo, on Monday filed an application to the Constitutional Court asking for […]

Zondo: Jacob Zuma must spend 2 years in prison

Justice Raymond Zondo has asked the Constitutional Court to declare former president Jacob Zuma in contempt of court and to be sentenced to two years imprisonment. In papers filed urgently on Monday, Zondo asked the court to confirm Zuma’s refusal to honour a summons for him to appear before the Commission of Inquiry into Allegations […]

Former President Jacob Zuma’s corruption case back in court

Former President Jacob Zuma’s fraud and corruption case is back in court on Tuesday. Zuma and French company Thales face fraud, racketeering, corruption and money laundering charges. The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) hit back at a statement by Zuma’s foundation claiming his trial will be postponed. The prosecution authority says Tuesday’s date was never meant […]

State capture commission wants Jacob Zuma jailed

The State Capture Commission is to lay contempt charges against former President Jacob Zuma in the Constitutional Court. The commission wants him jailed for two years and wants Police Minister Bheki Cele and National Police Commissioner Khehkla Sitole to make the arrest. Zuma disobeyed a summons to appear before the commission last week. In November, […]