Jacob Zuma’s supporters gather to march to court
Zuma makes his second appearance, in the High Court in Durban, on 16 charges of fraud, corruption and racketeering
ANC North West chairman Supra Mahumapelo is among those at the High Court in Durban supporting former president Jacob Zuma as he makes his second appearance on graft charges. Mahumapelo resigned as North West premier last month after protests calling for his removal in the province turned violent. The ANC national executive committee has directed its structures not to support those facing corruption charges as the organisation's representatives, but party members can do so in their personal capacity. Former co-operative governance minister Des van Rooyen, who was removed from the Cabinet by President Cyril Ramaphosa in February, and former SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng were also once again in court to show their support. Faith Muthambi, a former communications minister under Zuma, and ANC KwaZulu-Natal chairman Sihle Zikalala were also there. Zuma arrived in court smiling. He waved and greeted those who were in court to support him. Zuma is facing one charge of rac...
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