He’s still our No 1, say Zuma’s praise singers


He’s still our No 1, say Zuma’s praise singers

Supporters take swipes at the Zondo commission while listing the former president’s ‘achievements’

Penwell Dlamini and Zingisa Mvumvu

Hailed as the current president of the republic, and praised for his massive infrastructure rollout, Jacob Zuma still can do no wrong, according to his die-hard supporters.

The former president enjoyed support inside and outside the Johannesburg venue where he appeared before the state capture commission on Monday, although not as large as the crowds at some of his court appearances.

His son, Duduzane, who was supported by his father when he himself had legal woes, sauntered in smiling, while Zuma’s close ally, former co-operative governance and traditional affairs minister Des van Rooyen, was among the first to arrive in the morning...

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