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Former president Jacob Zuma faces a jail sentence after defying the Constitutional Court.
Former president Jacob Zuma faces a jail sentence after defying the Constitutional Court.
Thulie Dlamini, Gallo Images

For two decades former president Jacob Zuma succeeded in avoiding the inside of a courtroom or prison cell. That luck ran out on Monday, writes Adriaan Basson.

In November 2002, the legendary investigative journalist Sam Sole broke the news in the Mail & Guardian that then deputy president Jacob Zuma was under investigation for corruption.

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