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Jacob Zuma sits in court during his appearance for corruption. (The Photographer)
Jacob Zuma sits in court during his appearance for corruption. (The Photographer)
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08 Jun 2018

Former president Jacob Zuma dances on stage
Former president Jacob Zuma dances on stage

08 Jun 2018

Zuma greets supporters
Zuma greets supporters

08 Jun 2018

Zuma has warned that he has information on his accusers

08 Jun 2018

I feel like doing the traditional dance.

Song: Bring back my machine.

<p>I feel like doing the traditional dance.</p><p>Song: Bring back my machine.</p>

08 Jun 2018

Song: I am bruised because of the boys from the neighbourhood that I grew up with. They step on me.

08 Jun 2018

Zuma leads the crowd in song
Zuma leads the crowd in song

08 Jun 2018

Thank you for coming. I love you so so much.

08 Jun 2018

I am not a coward. I don't fear. I know politics. I don't know it from a distance.
I am not a coward. I don't fear. I know politics. I don't know it from a distance.

08 Jun 2018

They keep on saying I am corrupt but cannot say what I did. They should not provoke me. I might talk about what I know about them.

I need to repeat this cause I'm tired of behaving (being good).

08 Jun 2018

I want to send a message to the people that like talking about me at their organisations. I must not be the agenda of their meetings.

After that they call the media to talk about me. When I was still the president, I had to withhold what I wanted to say.

I had to keep quiet because of my position. But now I'm an ordinary citizen and can say whatever I want to say. They should stop making themselves look good using my name.

<p>I want to send a message to the people that like talking about me at their organisations. I must not be the agenda of their meetings. </p><p>After that they call the media to talk about me. When I was still the president, I had to withhold what I wanted to say. </p><p>I had to keep quiet because of my position. But now I'm an ordinary citizen and can say whatever I want to say. They should stop making themselves look good using my name.</p>

08 Jun 2018

I encourage you that kids must know that owning the country is not tangible.

08 Jun 2018

Kids must study hard things that will enable them to make aeroplanes. No offense to pastors, but that's not what.

They should study at a young age.

I was speaking to people and I'm told white people were making a covenant with God that money should remain to them.

08 Jun 2018

That's why education links to every important thing.

The reason why we are all not educated, was deliberate.

When you build a nation, you build kids.

<p>That's why education links to every important thing. </p><p>The reason why we are all not educated, was deliberate.</p><p>When you build a nation, you build kids.</p>

08 Jun 2018

Education links to what to do with the land.

08 Jun 2018

There can't be a child on the streets while there's free education. We must take them away from activities like drugs. If it was up to me, not going to school would be a criminal offence.
There can't be a child on the streets while there's free education. We must take them away from activities like drugs. If it was up to me, not going to school would be a criminal offence.

08 Jun 2018

What I was reporting is what the court said. I'd like to touch this lightly....a few days ago I gathered with young girls and boys from Cosas.

We were talking about free education. They wanted to know what had happened to that.

I want to emphasise to them that the Freedom Charter says education should be free and compulsory.

Us black people were oppressed and denied education so that we remain poor the way we are.

08 Jun 2018

Zuma quotes the Freedom Charter: There shall be free and compulsory education
Zuma quotes the Freedom Charter: There shall be free and
compulsory education

08 Jun 2018

I'd like to thank this Mahumapelo boy. We refer to each other as former... When he left (his mayoral position), I told him to join the club.

08 Jun 2018

We'll still be together even when we go to Mgungundlovu  (Pietermaritzburg), says Zuma

08 Jun 2018

Zuma: Another important thing that was said is that the case should go back to Mgungundlovu where it was.

It is small here. So I will appear again in court.

I don't know if I heard correctly but I'll be appearing alone now. The one from France is still challenging the decision to prosecute .

<p>Zuma: Another important thing that was said is that the case should go back to Mgungundlovu where it was. </p><p>It is small here. So I will appear again in court. </p><p>I don't know if I heard correctly but I'll be appearing alone now. The one from France is still challenging the decision to prosecute .</p>

08 Jun 2018

I'm being charged for being part of people who negotiated the arms deal. I also wish to know how I ended up in this process because I was still at provincial level. - Zuma
I'm being charged for being part of people who negotiated the arms deal. I also wish to know how I ended up in this process because I was still at provincial level. - Zuma<br />

08 Jun 2018

I wish to endlessly thank all of you, from religious leaders to those who came to support me, says Zuma.

08 Jun 2018

Zuma says the case has been postponed to July 27, his supporters say they'll  also be back.

"We will also travel to Pietermaritzburg," they scream.

<p>Zuma says the case has been postponed to July 27, his supporters say they'll&nbsp; also be back. </p><p>"We will also travel to Pietermaritzburg," they scream.</p>

08 Jun 2018

He says they are not scared to face the case

08 Jun 2018

He also thanks Des Van Rooyen and Supra Mahumapelo for supporting him

08 Jun 2018

Zuma asks Hlaudi to come and greet the supporters

08 Jun 2018

Zuma speaks

08 Jun 2018

Song: Hands off Zuma. Leave Zuma alone. Hands off Zuma. You are playing with Zuma.
Song: Hands off Zuma. Leave Zuma alone. Hands off Zuma. You are playing with Zuma.

08 Jun 2018

Struggle song: They must leave our land. Us the black nation, we are crying for our country that was taken by the whites. They must leave our land.

08 Jun 2018

Zuma's money woes take centre stage at court appearance

Former president Jacob Zuma's financial woes took centre stage in the Durban High Court on Friday where Zuma made his second court appearance on corruption and racketeering charges.

<p><strong>Zuma's money woes take centre stage at court appearance</strong></p><p>Former president Jacob Zuma's financial woes took centre stage in the 
Durban High Court on Friday where Zuma made his second court appearance 
on corruption and racketeering charges.</p>
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08 Jun 2018

Praise poem in Zulu. Zuma is being praised for the role he played in South Africa. The poet  refers to him as someone who is able to escape when everyone has got him.

08 Jun 2018

Song in Zulu : It's the buck that lives in the bush. Zuma and Hani are the ones that lived in the bush.

08 Jun 2018

Zuma dances on stage

08 Jun 2018

We are now going to listen to our president - Mahumapelo
We are now going to listen to our president - Mahumapelo

08 Jun 2018

We are supporting him, because we believe what has been done to him, is wrong. To find him guilty while he is not yet guilty, is wrong.

08 Jun 2018

Mahumapelo refers to Zuma as "our president"  

We must support him no matter what happens

<p>Mahumapelo refers to Zuma as "our president"

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</p><p>We must support him no matter what happens

</p>

08 Jun 2018

Mahumapelo shows support for Jacob Zuma
Mahumapelo shows support for Jacob Zuma

08 Jun 2018

Former North West premier Supra Mahumapelo is leading the crowd in singing

08 Jun 2018

Big cheer for Supra Mahumapelo

08 Jun 2018

No other president has done more for SA since 1994, says Niehaus

08 Jun 2018

Carl Niehaus addresses Zuma as "one of the greatest commanders" of MK
Carl Niehaus addresses Zuma as "one of the greatest commanders"
of MK

08 Jun 2018

There's no leadership in SA, says Mngxitama

08 Jun 2018

BLF's Andile Mngxitama demands land
BLF's Andile Mngxitama demands land

08 Jun 2018

One settler, shouts a black caucus supporter  

"One bullet," the crowd returns

08 Jun 2018

A supporter: Our unions tell us we should be better workers, but how can we if we own nothing in this country.

08 Jun 2018

A supporter: Comrades, we were disappointed last night that our own president telling Afrikaner people that he is not going to change the Constitution to expropriate land.

08 Jun 2018

Lyrics of the song: "Our land must come back and down with white monopoly capital"

08 Jun 2018

Zuma sings along
Zuma sings along
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