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Karyn Maughan | Zuma vs Zondo: The unholy mess

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Former president Jacob Zuma appears at the Zondo commission. (Sharon Seretlo, Gallo Images).
Former president Jacob Zuma appears at the Zondo commission. (Sharon Seretlo, Gallo Images).

Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo is in a near impossible position in deciding on what to rule with regards to Jacob Zuma's recusal application, writes Karyn Maughan.

Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo has exactly 30 days left in which to hear evidence that could shape his potentially far-reaching findings on alleged state capture corruption in South Africa.

But, as the clock runs down for the Zondo inquiry to complete its investigations, the country’s second most powerful judge has spent four days locked in an increasingly messy dispute with former president Jacob Zuma – based, largely, on whether or not they were friends.

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