Former SAA chair Dudu Myeni wants SA to know that she never did anything wrong. She was simply a scapegoat — targeted by the mass media and lying colleagues and under pressure from foreign powers. And she had to handle calls from then president Jacob Zuma quizzing her about her performance.

This was the crux of her opening statements on Thursday at her delinquency trial, having been accused of thwarting big deals for the failing airline during her tenure.

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