A number of oral testimonies to be given to the state capture inquiry have been postponed this week. On Thursday, former finance minister Nhlanhla Nene lodged an application to have his second appearance before the commission, headed by deputy chief justice Raymond Zondo, postponed. It is not clear what evidence Nene will give in his second round of testimony. Nene, public enterprises minister Pravin Gordhan, former deputy finance minister Mcebisi Jonas and former ANC MP Vytjie Mentor have had their appearances before the inquiry postponed this week. Jonas was meant to appear before the commission on Wednesday to be cross-examined by lawyers for former president Jacob Zuma's son, Duduzane Zuma. Jonas applied to have this postponed. Nene was subpoenaed to appear before the commission on Thursday. His legal representative, advocate Adila Hassim, told the commission that Nene was not able to appear because he had fractured his ankle and his doctor had advised that he not travel because...

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