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WATCH: Zuma falls asleep during Gordhan's mid-term budget speech

Times LIVE | 2016-10-27 07:42:34.0
President Jacob Zuma caught napping during Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's mid-term budget speech on 26 October 2016.
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All eyes were on Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan on Wednesday when he delivered his mid-term budget speech in Parliament.

The speech said as much about SA’s politics as it did about the state of the public purse.

An hour and 14 minutes into Gordhan’s speech, Parliament’s cameras caught President Jacob Zuma sleeping.

Everything continued as normal.

 

Gordhan is due in court next week to face charges by the Hawks that have been described as politically motivated.

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