Former president Jacob Zuma has pleaded not guilty to corruption charges on Wednesday.
Zuma and the French arms company Thales are accused of corruption, racketeering, and money laundering linked to the arms deal.
Thales also pleaded not guilty to all charges.
The former president has also applied for a special plea to have state prosecutor Advocate Billy Downer removed.
He claims that his prosecution is political and Downer is biased.
In other news – Video: Spider-Man shows up at Anele Mdoda’s birthday party and it was lit
TV and radio presenter Anele Mdoda celebrated her 37th birthday at the weekend with her close friends and family and, yes, Spider-Man was also there.
It was nearly impossible to miss him in his red and blue suit as Anele and her guests were all dressed in white. Plus, he performed alongside the TV presenter. Learn More