Written by Sphe J Hadebe FAMILY and supporters of Former President Jacob Zuma are rejoicing at the victory uBaba got today following the court ruling. Yesterday, on Monday, President Zuma's lawyers filed an urgent application to the Pietermaritzburg High court requesting that his arms deal case be held in open court.
https://twitter.com/TeamNews24/status/1440253109939277833?s=19 Previous president Jacob Zuma is set to uncover others and associations who likewise benefited in arms bargain as his defilement preliminary initiates. Zuma didn't appear at the Pietermaritzburg High Court, yet is accessible practically to give proof on who are likewise the recipients of the arms bargain which required twenty years prior.
Economic Freedom Fighters leader, Julius Malema who reacted to huge blows suffered by Ace Magashule and former president Jacob Zuma in court, has issued out important advice to the two ANC leaders. Ace Magashule lost his bid to challenge the constitutionality of his suspension from ANC which means he will remain suspended.
South Africa's detained previous President Jacob Zuma has been conceded to emergency clinic for perception close to the Estcourt Restorative Center where he is presently carrying out a 15-month punishment, the public authority declared on Friday. Zuma is in jail for challenging a Protected Court request to affirm at a state-sponsored request testing charges of defilement during his official term from 2009 to 2018.
Admission of Jacob Zuma to hospital has raised questions. His health conditions questions if he has to be in a prison cell. The public has given its opinions based on this. Just outside where Jacob Zuma is serving his sentence, he has been admitted for routine checkups and making certain he stays fit, healthy and alive.
POLICE have arrived at Nkandla to arrest the former President per instruction from the Constitutional court to arrest Former President before Wednesday midnight. This after the former statesman did not hand himself over to the Police on Sunday per the mandate from the Court. This is despite the case which was at Pietermaritzburg High court on Monday to interdict Police Minister Bheki Cele from arresting uBaba.
Great news for Jacob Zuma as well as his supporters as the Constitutional Court has agreed to hear his plea to have the Constitutional Court rescind the decision that they have made to imprison him for 15 months, this was after Jacob Zuma had argued that his health is on the line and he wanted the Constitutional Court to rescind the decision or give him a lesser sentence than 15 months.
Zuma vs Zondo in Pietermaritzburg High Court. Former president Jacob Zuma, 79, was sentenced to prison for contempt of court after he refused to testify before a judicial inquiry examining numerous claims of corruption during his presidency from 2009 to 2018. If the former president was not to voluntarily hand himself over to the police, the Constitutional Court had ordered that he be arrested by the end of the day on Wednesday.
Former president Jacob Zuma seem like he is playing some delaying tactics again after he requested for a one week postponement of his arms deal corruption trial. The trial will resume on Monday at the Pietermaritzburg High Court, but it has been confirmed that the hearing will be done virtually.
Yesterday was a gruesome day at Pietermaritzburg High Court where Zuma's defence counsel team led by Advocate Dali Mpofu approached the court with the application for postponement of former President Jacob Zuma's corruption case. Advocate Dali Mpofu argued that due to the lockdown and the incarceration of Jacob Zuma made it difficult for them to have enough time to meet and to discuss legal matters with their client.
The Witness If former President Jacob Zuma intends to use his poor health as a weapon in his struggle for freedom, he will have an uphill fight. This is according to legal experts who were commenting on the potential effect Zuma's physical condition might have on his ongoing legal issues.
Former President Jacob Zuma should expect another defeat when he appears before the Constitutional Court on Monday, according to a legal expert. On Friday, the former president was dealt a setback when his application to suspend his arrest warrant and prison sentence before the Pietermaritzburg High Court was denied with costs.
The former president and polygamist was given a 15 months sentence to serve in Westville Correctional Services ruled by Sisi Khampepe at Constitutional Court. Zuma didn't go to Westville but he handed himself at Estcourt Correctional Services. Zuma refused to appear before the Zondo Commission for his accusations of corruption and arms deal.
As Amabutho and Zuma supporters from different parts of the country; descend on Kwadakudunuse (get drunk and show your bum); in Nkandla; bracing for his speech at 6 p.m.; everyone would like to know what he has in store for the country. Zuma has been in the news for quite a while; from when he started attending his inquiry with the Zondo Commission; to his walking out of court without permision; which has now turned into a contempt of court.
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – The African National Congress's (ANC) national executive committee (NEC) is said to have rejected internal proposals for a political solution to former President Jacob Zuma's legal fights. Zuma's loyalists who spoke at the illegal assembly outside his residence are alleged to have been warned that they would face disciplinary action by the NEC.
The polygamist Jacob Zuma was sentenced 15 months to prison for contempt of Court after his refusal to appear before the Zondo Commission. Jacob Zuma has played delaying tactics avoiding appearing before the court for his allegations of corruption and arms deal. Zuma is well known to be involved with the guptas with his son Duduzane Zuma.
Former President Jacob Zuma's corruption trial is set to resume today in the Pietermaritzburg High Court. Zuma won a minor victory on Tuesday when arguments about making his medical records available to the presiding judge in order to determine whether or not he is medically unfit to appear in court were temporarily put on hold.
There is certifiably not a solitary ally of previous President Jacob Zuma in sight outside the Pietermaritzburg High Court on Friday morning, with a hefty police presence and blockades cordoning off Church Street where the court is found. In spite of the fact that crowds of his allies were relied upon to accumulate outside the court in a demonstration of help for Zuma, as they frequently do during the previous top of state's court appearances, severe limitations gave by the Msunduzi Municipality have restricted movement outside the high court where the court has excused, with costs, his application to have his capture remained.
The South African former president has been in custody for some months now because of the corruption he did while he was still in power. As he lawyers are scheduled to stand before the Kwazulu Natal high court, Mr. Jacob Zuma's lawyers have plans to postpone the Court hearing.
Zuma was set to appear before the Pietermaritzburg High Court on Tuesday morning but was hospitalized for a routine check-up last week. He' s currently a 15-month jail term at the Estcourt correctional Services facility for contempt of court for failing to appear before the state capture commission of inquiry.