S. African former president Zuma's corruption trial to kick off in May
Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.
JOHANNESBURG, Feb. 23 (Xinhua) -- South African former president Jacob Zuma's long-awaited corruption trial has been set to commence on May 17 this year after numerous delays.
"Having read the papers filed in record and considered submissions for the state and accused, the court orders as follows, the matter is certified as trial ready. The matter is postponed to May 17 until June 20, 2021," said Judge Nkosinathi Chili.
State prosecutor Advocate Billy Downer told the Pietermaritzburg High Court ...