Adriaan Basson | How to avoid your criminal trial, by Jacob Zuma (and 5 others)

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Former president Jacob Zuma poses with the diamond dealer Louis Liebenberg and two gifted Nguni cattle at Nkandla last Sunday, a day before Zuma allegedly had a "medical emergency" that prevented him from attending court.
Former president Jacob Zuma poses with the diamond dealer Louis Liebenberg and two gifted Nguni cattle at Nkandla last Sunday, a day before Zuma allegedly had a "medical emergency" that prevented him from attending court.
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It looks increasingly unlikely that Jacob Zuma's corruption trial will ever see the inside of a courtroom. And Zuma is not the only one to blame, writes Adriaan Basson.

Let's start with an anecdote to illustrate the absurdity (and mastery) of circumstances surrounding the prolonged corruption trial of former president Jacob Zuma since 2003.

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