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EXCERPT | Karyn Maughan and Kirsten Pearson's 'Nuclear: Inside South Africa's secret deal'

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The cover of 'Nuclear: Inside South Africa's secret deal' (Supplied)
The cover of 'Nuclear: Inside South Africa's secret deal' (Supplied)

Shortly after former President Jacob Zuma received treatment in Moscow for alleged poisoning, he signed off on a massive, far-reaching – and unlawful –nuclear power deal with Russia. Had this gone through, it would have devastated the South African economy. In 'Nuclear: Inside South Africa's secret deal', award-winning investigative journalist Karyn Maughan and former National Treasury insider Kirsten Pearson reveal the full story for the first time. Here is an excerpt from their book.

Following his forced resignation as president in February 2018, Jacob Zuma has become increasingly outspoken about his strong support for a nuclear deal with Russia.

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