Zuma 'ill-advised' to go to African court over ConCourt battle - legal expert

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Former president Jacob Zuma.
Former president Jacob Zuma.
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A legal expert says former president Jacob Zuma was "ill-advised" on the decision to take his battle with the Constitutional Court over his incarceration to the African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights.

The reason, said the expert, was because the African court did not have jurisdiction over the matter.

In a tweet on Saturday, the Jacob Zuma Foundation said Zuma was in consultation with his legal team after the apex court dismissed his application for the rescission of his contempt of court order. 

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