Judiciary set back

2008-07-07 00:00

Constitutional Court allegations that Judge John Hlophe, the Cape Judge President, tried to sway the judges of South Africa’s highest court to rule in African National Congress (ANC) president Jacob Zuma’s favour in pending corruption cases, risk a constitutional crisis.

The NPA also said that its case against Zuma does not rest on the outcome of Zuma’s tussle with the state in the Mauritius Supreme Court over the admissibility of evidence from documents seized from Zuma.

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