ConCourt sets date for former president Jacob Zuma's contempt case

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Former president Jacob Zuma.
Former president Jacob Zuma.
Thulani Mbele, Gallo Images, Sowetan

The Constitutional Court has agreed to hear the state capture commission's contempt application against former president Jacob Zuma on 25 March.

In directions issued on Monday, the country's highest court has given Zuma until 8 March to file a response to the inquiry's case that he should be convicted of criminal contempt of the commission and sentenced to two years' imprisonment.

Zuma has yet to formally indicate whether he will oppose that application.

This is a developing story.

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