Zuma to appeal recusal ruling

Former president Jacob Zuma seen at the High Court sitting in Pietermaritzburg. AFP/Pool

JOHANNESBURG - Former president Jacob Zuma will appeal the High Court ruling dismissing his request to have Billy Downer removed from his corruption trial.  

Zuma's legal team claims Downer is biased.

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The former president faces some 16 counts of fraud, corruption, racketeering, and money laundering in connection with the arms deal.

The matter is set to resume on 11 April 2022.




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