The Jacob Zuma Foundation hosts a welcome back prayer meeting at Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban on Thursday morning for former president Jacob Zuma. This follows Zuma’s discharge from hospital following his release on medical parole last month.
The application for state prosecutor Advocate Billy Downer to recuse himself in the arms deal corruption case against former President Jacob Zuma and French arms company Thales continues at the Pietermaritzburg High Court on Wednesday.
Legal representatives for former President Jacob Zuma and representatives of the Department of Correctional Services have objected to subpoenas by the State to hand the former President’s medical records in at the Pietermaritzburg High Court.
The corruption case against former President Jacob Zuma and French arms company Thales is back in the Pietermaritzburg High Court on Tuesday.
The Jacob Zuma Foundation has accused the Constitutional Court of using bullying tactics in the way it deals with cases.
The Constitutional Court will on Friday morning hand down judgment in the application to have its earlier decision to sentence former President Jacob Zuma to 15-months in jail for contempt of court rescinded.
Correctional Services says former president Jacob Zuma will remain in hospital. Zuma who was serving a 15 month jail sentence for contempt of court after ignoring a Constitutional Court order to appear before the State Capture Commission was granted medical parole on Sunday because of ill-health.
DA Leader John Steenhuisen says they will call the National Commissioner of Correctional Service Arthur Fraser to answer on his department’s decision to release former President Jacob Zuma on medical parole.
The virtual court proceedings at the Pietermaritzburg High Court. The Court is expected to hear Zuma’s application for the postponement of the corruption case.
The Correctional Services Department says former President Jacob Zuma has been admitted to an offsite hospital for medical observation.