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/ 29 May 2008

Constitutional Court dismisses Shaik’s appeal

The Constitutional Court on Thursday dismissed an application by fraud convict Schabir Shaik to have over R33-million of his assets returned. Justice Kate O’Regan concluded that the state had established that benefits ”flowed” to Shaik and his companies as a result of African National Congress president Jacob Zuma’s support and intervention.

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/ 26 February 2008

‘In the end, Mr Shaik bribed Mr Zuma’

It was not cruel to make Schabir Shaik forfeit more than R30-million in shares after ”brashly using the prize” of Jacob Zuma to secure a business deal with an arms company, the Constitutional Court heard on Tuesday. Advocate Wim Trengove argued this during Shaik’s court application to have his assets returned.

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/ 31 December 2007

Zuma charges: State intends calling 218 witnesses

The state has identified a list of 218 witnesses it intends calling to testify in its case against African National Congress (ANC) president Jacob Zuma. Attached to the indictment, filed in the Pietermaritzburg High Court, the list of witnesses includes Independent Democrat party leader Patricia de Lille and former ANC MP Andrew Feinstein.