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Zuma to continue his testimony at Zondo Commission

The Zondo Commission of inquiry into state capture has confirmed that former President Jacob Zuma will continue with his testimony on Friday.

Former President Jacob Zuma at the state capture commission on 17 July 2019. Picture: Abigail Javier/EWN

JOHANNESBURG - The Zondo Commission of inquiry into state capture said that proceedings would resume on Friday with former President Jacob Zuma expected to attend.

The commission adjourned on Wednesday after Zuma's lawyers considered withdrawing.

His legal team was not happy with the line of questioning by the legal team, saying that Zuma was being cross-examined and expected to recall details from a long time ago.

Following an abrupt ending on Wednesday, Zuma will be back at the state capture inquiry.

The former president's lawyers halted proceedings on Wednesday accusing the commission of bringing Zuma there under false pretenses.

Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo adjourned proceedings until Friday to allow the legal teams to iron out the impasse.

Zuma said he believed that the commission was established to target him and tarnish his reputation.

The hearing will resume at 10am tomorrow.

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