Shortly before Jacob Zuma appeared before the Zondo commission, the leftish communist Carl Niehaus stated that he did not believe that Zuma was responsible for the state capture.
He reckons the media is prematurely condemning Zuma. This despite accusing Themba Maseko, former cabinet spokesperson, as well as Mcebenzi Jonas, former Deputy Finance Minister and Vytjie Mentoor, former ANC president Jacob Zuma and pointed out as a central role player in the state-building process.
Niehaus and members of uMkhoto weZizwe (MK) supported and believed Zuma for his lifelong struggle in the country. However, there were not many of the thousands of Zuma supporters who would arrive at the trial, and the expectation that more than 5,000 people would be present was a mistake
-Read the original article in Afrikaans on Vryburger / 2019-07-16
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