Ahem! What that frog in Zuma’s throat is really saying

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Ahem! What that frog in Zuma’s throat is really saying

His constant throat clearing is irritating, but body language experts say there is hidden meaning in it

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Former president Jacob Zuma’s habit of clearing his throat before answering a question at the state capture inquiry could have more to do with delaying tactics than the cold he said he was suffering from.

This is according to body language experts who have been following his testimony before deputy chief justice Raymond Zondo.

Gilan Gork, mentalist and body-language expert, who has written a book on non-verbal communication, Persuasion Games, said the biggest mistake people made when reading body language was interpreting gestures in isolation. ..

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