"My conscience is clear," Ace Magashule says gruffly, brushing aside questions about his legal woes.

Naturally, you’d expect the secretary-general of the governing ANC to declare his innocence. But he cleverly steers clear of the refrain used by former president Jacob Zuma, who for years "wanted [his] day in court" and then for years evaded just that...

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