Endless litigation by former president Jacob Zuma to delay or obstruct his trial related to the arms deal has become a public joke, advocate Geoff Budlender submitted on Thursday at the Supreme Court of Appeal.

He said Zuma is a vexatious litigant, and his bid to privately prosecute lead prosecutor Billy Downer — and another attempt to remove Downer as prosecutor, which will be heard next month — comes because he is “running out of road” after a series of failed court applications and appeals...

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