Former president Jacob Zuma‘s application for a permanent stay of prosecution to his corruption case has been dismissed with costs. Zuma applied to the Pietermaritzburg High Court to not reinstate corruption charges linked to the multi-billion rand arms deal.
In May, his legal team argued the case was politically motivated. They also said the former president didn’t have money for legal fees.
Zuma is also expected to have two appearances in October and November at the state capture inquiry.
Inquiry Chair Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo released the points of interest document sent to Zuma. This follows speculation that the commission gave him the cross-examination questions.
In other news – Mixed Reactions for #MoAndMome Reality Show
One of the entertainment industry’s most colourful and interesting couple, Mome and Mongezi Mahlangu are back to electrify our television screens with their much-anticipated reality show, #MoAndMome: Keeping It In The Family.
The 13-part reality show follows the lives of the Mahlangu family. Whilst some South African celebrities would scrape out the inclusion of their children in their reality shows, Mome and Mo have no qualms about showing the audience all the members of their family; including Mo’s son from a previous relationship. Read more