Rorisang Kgosana
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15 Feb 2021
7:30 am

Big trouble brewing in Parktown: Will Jacob Zuma be at the Zondo Commission today?

Rorisang Kgosana

An expert said the party was unwilling to self-correct when it came to corruption and would not reach a consensus when it comes to the step aside resolution.

File picture. Jacob Zuma at the Commission of Inquiry Into Allegations of State Capture, headed by Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo on 19 November 2020. Picture: Neil McCartney

With the uMkhontho WeSizwe Military Veterans Association (MKMVA) and the eThekwini ANC branch vowing to protect a defiant former president Jacob Zuma ahead of the Commission of Inquiry Into Allegations of State Capture today, Zuma has left the country in a catch-22 situation which could lead to a constitutional crisis and potentially a divided military, said experts. The ruling party’s national executive committee (NEC) met at the weekend to discuss Zuma’s public defiance of the Constitutional Court ruling, which ordered him to appear before the commission. The party also discussed the stepping aside of part leaders implicated in corruption. Zuma...