FIRST TAKE | Jacob Zuma: The guillotine finally falls on a serial constitutional delinquent

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No longer above the law: former president Jacob Zuma outside the Pietermaritzburg High Court in 2019.
No longer above the law: former president Jacob Zuma outside the Pietermaritzburg High Court in 2019.
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The perpetual victim has met his match in Justice Sisi Khampepe and the Constitutional Court. Jacob Zuma is no longer above the law, writes Adriaan Basson.

For the past 18 years, Jacob Zuma has taunted the rule of law.

But on Tuesday morning, in a stinging and historic majority judgment delivered by Justice Sisi Khampepe of the Constitutional Court, the law finally caught up with him.

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