Former president Jacob Zuma will not be returning to testify at the Zondo inquiry next week, after his lawyers informed the commission that “he is ill”. 

No date for his long-awaited evidence has been set and the inquiry has not responded to questions about whether Zuma has provided a written response to the “areas of interest” that it asked him to address in an 11-page document sent to his lawyers in July.

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