Dirk Lotriet
2 minute read
5 Feb 2021
7:01 am

Why is Zuma avoiding Zondo if he is innocent?

Dirk Lotriet

For years, Zuma has vehemently denied any wrongdoing.

Former President Jacob Zuma at the State Capture Commission in Parktown, 16 July 2019. Picture Neil McCartney

I was pleasantly surprised to see my Algerian barber at the local supermarket this week. I always enjoy a quick conversation with him. He told me his career has taken some unexpected turns and that he now works at the Mall of the South, which is quite some distance from where we live. “But I enjoy it,” my ever-optimistic friend told me. “It’s a different world with wonderful people. The change of scenery has revitalised me.” He said he just realised again how good it is to avoid stagnating and that a change is as good as a holiday. Of...