/ 6 May 2021

Zuma has ‘lost trust’ in his lawyers in bitter 11th-hour split that will delay trial

Zuma Muzi Sikhakhane
External pressure? Former president Jacob Zuma (right) speaking to his lawyer Muzi Sikhakhane (centre) at the high court in Pietermaritzburg in 2019. The duo have recently parted ways ‘for ethical reasons’ and Zuma is scrambling to find new legal representation for his corruption case. (Themba Hadebe/AFP)
The former president is looking for new pro bono legal counsel to defend him on arms deal charges, on the brink of the matter going to trial after 17 years

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