Jacob Zuma’s supporters sing to drown out South Africa corruption charges


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Even though Jacob Zuma has resigned as president of South Africa and been charged with corruption, he still has loyal supporters. The BBC’s Pumza Fihlani met them outside court.

The Zuma of old is still here – the crowd pleaser, the charmer and tactical politician. This is the Jacob Zuma who boldly addressed crowds outside the Durban High Court minutes after his brief appearance on 16 charges related to fraud and corruption.

Mr Zuma believes the re-instatement of the charges which were dropped back in 2009, after reports of political interference, are once again politically motivated.

A sure, perhaps even defiant, Mr Zuma told crowds that he is being targeted by…

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