'Jacob Zuma lied under oath about instruction to fire Themba Maseko'

21 July 2019 - 00:04 By QAANITAH HUNTER

The former spokesperson for late minister Collins Chabane, Brent Simmons, says former president Jacob Zuma lied under oath when he told the Zondo commission he did not instruct Chabane to fire former cabinet spokesman Themba Maseko.

Simmons told the Sunday Times that he and several staff members who worked in Chabane's ministry are prepared to testify that Zuma called Chabane and instructed him to end Maseko's tenure as head of the Government Communication & Information System (GCIS) and told him to replace Maseko with Mzwanele Manyi...

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