Zuma before Zondo: Too Gupta to be true

16 July 2019 - 06:02 By Amil Umraw
Former president Jacob Zuma at the State Capture commission in Parktown, Johannesburg
Former president Jacob Zuma at the State Capture commission in Parktown, Johannesburg
Image: ALON SKUY

Ex-president Jacob Zuma finally faced the music before the state capture inquiry on Monday, but he sang from the same hymn sheet in most of his answers: he had either forgotten, could not recall – or referred queries to the Guptas.

It was a bizarre mix of paranoia, conspiracy theories and ‘memory lapses’ on his first day in front of deputy chief justice Zondo.

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