Former president Jacob Zuma has a state capture inquiry deadline. Journalist and author Redi Tlhabi has applied to cross-examine him. Commission chair Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo has stalled on a decision, giving Zuma until next week Monday to reply.
The former president testified at the commission in July, but he provided no written statement.
He missed his next two scheduled appearances. On Tuesday, Zondo granted several cross-examinations. Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe will cross-examine ex-Bosasa CEO Angelo Agrizzi.
Mantashe will also grill Richard le Roux of Sondolo IT over claims about security upgrades.
Former house chair of committees in Parliament Cedrick Frolick will question Agrizzi.
Journalist Ranjeni Munusamy has leave to cross-examine Colonel Danajaya Naidoo, who implicated her in corruption.
In other news – Khathaza Khanyile reportedly to have been fired from Uzalo
Just when viewers were intrigued by his story-line on the most-watched telenovela in Mzansi, Uzalo‘s Khathaza has allegedly been fired from the show. Spoiler alert: Khathaza’s departure will be the result of maNgcobo killing him.
Khathaza Khanyile -who’s real name is Sibonile Ngubane- plays a businessman who has a personal agenda against Nkunzi Mhlongo (Masoja Msiza). He and his sister had planned to kill Nkunzi’s entire family until the unexpected happened when Khathaza fell in love with MaNgcobo, played by Dawn Thandeka King. continue reading