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/ 12 March 2008

State infringed Zuma’s rights, court told

The state’s attempts to obtain documents from Mauritius infringed African National Congress president Jacob Zuma’s right to a fair trial, the Constitutional Court heard on Wednesday. Zuma’s advocate said that allowing the documents from Mauritius to be ”imported” would ”negate” the Zuma legal team’s ability to challenge the documents in court.

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/ 11 March 2008

Zuma’s legal battle continues

African National Congress president Jacob Zuma arrived at the Constitutional Court on Tuesday amid a heavy security presence and the sound of camera shutters as photographers attempted to shoot pictures. A heavy police presence was visible around the court buildings while journalists packed the press gallery trying to get a view of Zuma.

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/ 28 August 2007

State defends Zuma investigation warrants

The trial of Schabir Shaik had not yielded enough evidence to prosecute Jacob Zuma, the state contended in the Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein on Tuesday. ”A more comprehensive investigation was called for,” said Wim Trengove, counsel for the state. Hence it had been necessary for the Scorpions to raid four of Zuma’s homes and his attorney Michael Hulley’s office.