Former president Jacob Zuma was his “jolly self” and in good spirits on his first day in prison, justice and correctional services minister Ronald Lamola said.

“I have seen him. He is in very good spirits. He has taken his breakfast. He is taking his medication, and he is being taken care of,” said Lamola, who met Zuma hours after his incarceration at Estcourt Correctional Centre on Thursday. They did not discuss politics, he said...

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