Vusumzi Mba | Comprador bourgeoisie exploiting the poor to fight their own battles

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 Former president Jacob Zuma with his lawyer, advocate Dali Mpofu, during a media briefing in Nkandla. Photo: Tebogo Letsie/City Press
Former president Jacob Zuma with his lawyer, advocate Dali Mpofu, during a media briefing in Nkandla. Photo: Tebogo Letsie/City Press

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South Africans have yet to see what is meant by a “political solution to a legal problem” in this case. It is very sad because this has the potential to upset the democratic principle of the division of the three arms of state: the executive, the legislature and the judiciary. Should we allow political dynamics to trample the independence of the judiciary?

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