Cliff Buchler
2 minute read
15 Sep 2021
4:30 am

‘Heh-heh.’ When Zuma meets Shaik on the nineteenth

Cliff Buchler

'I spent 15 years ducking the judiciary and that nasty man, Zondo, who came close to nailing me.'

Former president Jacob Zuma. Picture: Gallo Images/Sowetan/Thulani Mbele

"Hi there, Schabir, long time no see. I’m not surprised still finding you on the nineteenth. Heh-heh.” “You might not have seen me in a long while, but I’ve seen your priggish pan every day in the media since 9 November 2006, when I was locked up.” “A face only a mother can love, hey? Heh-heh.” “What’s so funny? While you had an easy ride, I had to cope with what the dreaded media jocularly called the ‘Lazarus experience’. The embarrassment still eats at me. And, unlike with you, I was broken into real prison life.” “Ah, come on now,...