The DA said the decision to prosecute former president Jacob Zuma was a victory for everyone who fought for the years to have the former president face accountability for his crimes. "That accountability starts now," DA leader Mmusi Maimane said.  “Halala! We celebrate the day. It’s a good day for democracy‚” Maimane said as he opened a bottle of champagne outside the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) offices in Pretoria. The DA had fought for almost 10 years to have Zuma face the charges. "Now there must be no further delay in starting the trial. The witnesses are ready, the evidence is strong." Maimane said the DA would brief its legal teams immediately to oppose any effort by Zuma to delay proceedings any further. The party would also fight to ensure the public does not carry the costs for Zuma’s defence. The UDM also welcomed the decision to charge Zuma. "The chickens have come home to roost," UDM leader Bantu Holomisa said. "After keeping the nation in suspense for nine year...

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