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I’m not avoiding Zondo, I’m seriously ill, claims ‘scapegoat’ Zuma

Former president says he'll disclose the nature of his illness confidentially to the deputy chief justice

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Former president Jacob Zuma says most of the witnesses who testified against him at the Zondo state capture inquiry were bitter that he had fired them or ignored their advice – and used the commission to vent these frustrations.

Zuma also remains adamant that he has not been implicated in any criminal activity or unconstitutional conduct by any of that evidence, and has slammed the inquiry’s continued efforts to question him as an abuse of process.

He has also hinted that he may well seek to challenge the legality of the commission’s establishment and how it has been conducted...

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