Zuma calls in sick for state capture appearance

Former president Jacob Zuma appears before the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture that is probing wide-ranging allegations of corruption in government and state-owned companies in Johannesburg, on 19 July 2019. 

File: Former president Jacob Zuma appears before the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture that is probing wide-ranging allegations of corruption in government and state-owned companies in Johannesburg, on 19 July 2019. 

AFP

JOHANNESBURG – Former president Jacob Zuma has called in sick and will be unable to appear at the state capture inquiry.

Zuma was set to appear at the inquiry from 11-15 November.

“The Commission has been informed by the legal representatives of the former President, Mr JG Zuma, that he is ill and unable to attend the hearings scheduled for 11-15 November 2019,” the commission said in a statement. “Dates for further hearings will be communicated in due course.”

Zuma first appeared at the commission in July.

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