Jacob Zuma’s money woes have not deterred the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) from pushing ahead with the graft case against him. This after National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) Shaun Abrahams, once seen as a Zuma ally, declined a request from Zuma’s lawyer for a stay of prosecution pending an outcome on whether the state will continue to pay for his legal fees. "The NDPP … [has advised that] issues relating to the matter will be ventilated in court," said NPA spokesman Luvuyo Mfaku. Zuma is expected to make his second appearance in the High Court in Durban on Friday, where he is facing one charge of racketeering‚ two of corruption‚ one of money laundering and 12 charges of fraud. The matter will go ahead and Zuma will have to convince the judge to postpone or withdraw it. In May, three months after Zuma left office, his lawyer Michael Hulley argued his client did not have money to keep fighting his criminal case and had terminated counsel’s brief. Zuma receives near...

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