STATE CAPTURE INQUIRY
Duduzane Zuma to testify before Zondo commission
Former president Jacob Zuma’s son Duduzane Zuma has had a change of heart and will testify at the state capture inquiry. Advocate Paul Pretorius said Zuma’s lawyers had written to the commission’s legal team informing them that he would testify in relation to evidence given by former deputy finance minister Mcebisi Jonas. Jonas has alleged that Duduzane Zuma was at a meeting where the Guptas offered him the job of finance minister and a R600m bribe. At first Duduzane Zuma informed the commission he would not testify because he was facing charges in the Specialised Commercial Crime Court on the same matter.
He made his first appearance in court earlier in 2018 and is expected to be back again in court in 2019. Commission head deputy chief justice Raymond Zondo is still to decide on the applications made to cross-examine witnesses by those implicated in their testimony. Duduzane Zuma had applied to have Jonas cross-examined. The Gupta brothers are refusing to come to SA to testi...