Former president Jacob Zuma says he has a problem with the term “state capture”, which he says is an exaggeration used to enhance a narrative against him. 

Addressing the state capture commission on Monday for the first time, Zuma said investigations into his involvement in the multibillion-rand arms deal, former public protector Thuli Madonsela’s investigation into upgrades at his Nkandla home and her state of capture report were also all part of this plan to discredit him. 

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