DURBAN – The former president of South Africa, Jacob Zuma, is Friday, before the judge appeared. The court in the port city of Durban decided the case to adjourn until July 27, the defense and prosecutors more time to give.
The former president of South Africa, Jacob Zuma
The presidency of Zuma (76) ended earlier this year. He then stepped before a motion of no confidence in the vote could be brought. Zuma had been for some time under fire because of the persistent allegations of corruption. He eventually lost the support of his own party, the ANC.
The authorities were then known Zuma to prosecute, inter alia, for fraud and money laundering. The allegations relate to an alleged smeergeldaffaire around the purchase of weapons for the South African armed forces. It is still unclear when the corruptieproces content starts. Prosecutors say there in november ready for.
Zuma has despite the affair still many followers. Hundreds of supporters had gathered at the court. The next session should take place in the city of Pietermaritzburg.
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