arms deal trial
Zuma seeks to replace state prosecutor in last-minute gambit
Proceedings adjourned until May 26 as the former president seeks recusal of Billy Downer
Former president Jacob Zuma again kicked his corruption trial into touch, putting forward a fresh bid to stall what was supposed to be the culmination of a 20-year battle to get him to face corruption charges.
At the 11th hour, Zuma’s lawyer announced a plan to add a second plea to the one of not guilty. Zuma wants state prosecutor advocate Billie Downer to recuse himself...