Zuma dumps longtime attorney, prepares for ‘trial of his life’

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Zuma dumps longtime attorney, prepares for ‘trial of his life’

Readying to face corruption charges, he claims the case will ‘shed light’ on who scored what in the arms deal

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After 15 years and numerous legal battles, former president Jacob Zuma is gearing up to face what his foundation has described as “the biggest trial of his life” – the state’s corruption case against him.

A statement released by the JG Zuma Foundation on Sunday revealed that Zuma had fired his attorney of the past two years, Daniel Mantsha, “so that he can focus more on the preparation for the trial”.

High-profile attorney Eric Mabuza was named as Mantsha’s replacement...

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