Former president Jacob Zuma said on Thursday that he would fight for his rights, after the Constitutional Court ruled that he was not eligible to run for parliament in the general election next Wednesday.

The apex court ruled on Monday that Zuma’s 15-month jail sentence for contempt of court in 2021 disqualified him from standing in the election, as the constitution prohibits anyone given a prison sentence of 12 months or longer from holding a parliamentary seat...

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