Redi Tlhabi wants to give evidence, grill Zuma at Zondo Commission

File: Redi Thlabi is denying former president Jacob Zuma's allegations and has applied to grill him.

File: Redi Thlabi is denying former president Jacob Zuma's allegations and has applied to grill him.

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JOHANNESBURG - Journalist and author Redi Tlhabi wants to cross-examine former president Jacob Zuma at the state capture inquiry.

Zuma's claimed Tlhabi is part of external forces trying to destroy his character.

He told the inquiry she's working on a movie about the rape trial in which he was acquitted.

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Zuma says the film is part of a ploy to brand him a rapist.

Tlhabi is denying his allegations and has applied to give evidence at the inquiry and to grill the former president.

Her lawyers say the allegations continue to tarnish her reputation.

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