JOHANNESBURG – Despite a court ban, former President Jacob Zuma will appear in court on Thursday for his alleged criminal conspiracy against President Cyril Ramaphosa.
The JG Zuma Foundation says if Zuma does not appear in court as a private prosecutor on Thursday, it will cancel the process.
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Meanwhile, Ramaphosa’s bid to overturn Zuma’s impeachment bid will be heard in May.
After consultation between lawyers for both parties, the Gauteng High Court ordered that the review application granted by Ramaphosa be tabled on May 17 and 18.
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Zuma is accusing Ramaphosa of additional crimes allegedly committed by prosecutor Billy Downer and journalist Karyn Maughan.
Zuma said the two had released their private medical records.
On Monday, Ramaphosa received an emergency injunction against Zuma’s personal prosecution.