Zuma's 'Stalingrad approach' to trial a myth, argues lawyer
On Thursday Jacob Zuma’s lawyer responded to the State's arguments for the dismissal of Zuma’s application for a stay of prosecution, saying that he had never intentionally dragged out the case to avoid having his day in court.
Is he broke? Lawyer says Jacob Zuma can’t afford to finance corruption trial
Jacob Zuma’s advocate Muzi Sikhakhane accused the State of trying to squeeze the former president dry through litigation until he couldn’t afford to pay his legal fees.
Wim Trengove: Zuma can’t rely on spy tapes for permanent stay of prosecution
Former president Jacob Zuma’s lawyers have used excerpts from the spy tapes to argue that the case against him is politically motivated.
Zuma agrees to remove claims against NPA's Downer from affidavit
In one of the claims, Jacob Zuma argued that State Advocate Billy Downer's hatred of him does not allow the prosecutor to be objective when viewing his corruption case.
Political parties object to Ndobe's elevation to KZN deputy Speaker
Mluleki Ndobe, who is accused of masterminding the murder of former ANCYL secretary Sindiso Magaqa, was elected on Wednesday after Sihle Zikalala was declared as the new premier of KwaZulu-Natal.
NPA to argue why Zuma's bid to dismiss corruption case should be denied
Earlier this week Zuma, who faces charges of corruption, money laundering and racketeering related to the multi-billion rand arms deal, presented his case and told the court why he wants his case to be struck off the roll.
ANC's Sihle Zikalala elected KZN premier, Ntobeko Boyce gets speaker nod
Zikalala was declared the new leader of the government in the province during the first sitting of the 6th provincial legislature in Pietermaritzburg on Wednesday morning.
David Mabuza to meet ANC integrity commission next week
The integrity commission’s George Mashamba said that three days have been set aside next week to give Mabuza and other ANC members a chance to give their side of the story.
Thales won't receive fair trial, court told
Thales is facing charges of bribing the former president for protection from an investigation into the controversial arms deal but wants the corruption case against it to be dismissed.
Shaun Abrahams failed to follow procedure in corruption case, says Thales
Advocate Anton Katz said Shaun Abrahams’ decision to reinstate corruption charges against the company in 2017 was procedurally irrational.
NPA abused its power in pursuing charges against Thales, court hears
Thales faces charges of paying bribes to Jacob Zuma for protection against an investigation into the controversial arms deal.
Zuma misleads supporters with acquittal utterances
Former President Jacob Zuma has misled his supporters, telling them that the NPA has been hellbent on charging him with corruption even though five judges had acquitted him of the charges. But Zuma was not acquitted.
Zuma: NPA undermining my rights like apartheid regime did
When he addressed his supporters outside the Pietermaritzburg High Court, Jacob Zuma told them he was being treated the same way the apartheid government treated suspects.
Zuma: No person can claim he has more power than the ANC
Former President Jacob Zuma has told his supporters it’s not true that there is one leader more powerful than the ANC.
Corruption case against me must be dismissed – Zuma tells supporters
Jacob Zuma addressed a crowd gathered outside court where he applied for a permanent stay of prosecution from 16 charges including of fraud.
Zuma denies responsibility for delays in corruption case
As part of their push for Jacob Zuma's corruption trial be dismissed, his legal team has argued in the Pietermaritzburg High Court that Zuma has been treated with hatred in an unfair and inhumane manner.
NPA deputy head obsessed with our client, say Zuma’s lawyers
Lead advocate Muzi Sikhakhane said the NPA's Billy Downer, who is leading the State’s case against former president Jacob Zuma, was the only prosecutor who has consistently wanted to have Zuma dealt with.
Zuma’s criminal case postponed to 15 October
Former president Jacob Zuma's lawyer said he would try and persuade the court and everyone who hates his client to understand who Zuma really is.