- Former president Jacob Zuma has issued a subtle invitation to those who still wish to visit him at Nkandla
- During a umrhabulo session he said that there was still tea to be had at Nkandla
- This follows a series of high profile visits to Zuma's homestead in Nkandla
- Zuma has refused to appear before the Zondo Commission of Inquiry which has resulted in rising tensions within the ANC
Former president Jacob Zuma issued an invitation while delivering a virtual keynote address at a umrhabulo session under the theme “Social cohesion and the national question”.
He told the panellists there that there was still tea to be had at Nkandla, this follows a number of high profile visits to his homestead in Nkandla.
Among those who visited were EFF leader Julius Malema and most recently Police Minister Bheki Cele.
The details of Cele's visit are not clear and the Police Minister has refused to divulge the details, Malema's visit is equally shrowded in secrecy.
During the virtual session, which was plagued by technical issues, people logged in and only had praise for the former president according to Sowetan Live.
Tensions are continuing to rise between Zuma and the Zondo Commission of Inquiry into State Capture after Zuma refused to appear.
Earlier, Briefly.co.za reported that As tensions continue to rise between former president Jacob Zuma and the Zondo Commission of Inquiry, Zuma is set to meet with the ANC top six.
The date of the meeting is not known but ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule said that Zuma and the top six were prepared to meet to discuss the situation according to IOL.
Zuma was due to appear before the Zondo Commission on Monday 15 February but he did not show, instead his lawyers sent a letter informing the Commission that their client would not appear.
In other news, Police Minister Bheki Cele has broken his silence on his meeting with former president Jacob Zuma.
He said that the meeting was a matter of national security given the current political climate in the country according to SABC.
However, he did not clarify what he spoke about with Zuma or in which capacity he made his visit, as Police Minister or ANC NEC member.
He did reveal that he wanted to hear what Zuma had to say and report back to the ANC on the matter according to The Witness.
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