- Former president Jacob Zuma has had a productive meeting with the ANC Women's League
- He hosted yet another tea party at Nkandla, the Women's League had met with Zuma to help bring unity to the party
- Zuma has historically enjoyed a lot of support from the Women's League in the past
Former president Jacob Zuma has hosted another tea party at Nkandla, this time his guests were the ANC Women's League.
His daughter, Duduzile, documented part of the meeting and uploaded a picture to Twitter.
"A very productive engagement. Judging from the posture, it appears like it was a tell-it-all from the Union Buildings of Inkandla. “Be assured, ANC comes first to me” the words of Wiseman, Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Mhlanganyelwa kaGcinamazwi Zuma."
The Women's League had met with Zuma in order to help bring unity to the ANC. Experts have said that this indicated that factionalism continues to be a problem with the ruling party.
Former SAA chairperson Dudu Myeni joined the meeting. The Women's League has been known for its strong support for Jacob Zuma in the past and Bathabile Dlamini, the president of the Women's League is viewed as an ally of Zuma according to The South African.
Earlier, Briefly.co.za, reported that Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema says he will only reveal the details of his visit with former president Jacob Zuma if Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo divulges information from his talk with Zuma a while back when Zuma was still president.
Malema was addressing the media outside the Randburg Magistrate's Court after the assault case was postponed. Malema stated that his tea with JZ was a fact-finding mission in which he wasn't exactly friendly with the former president.
The EFF leader stated that the meeting was scheduled to discuss 'matters of national interest'.
In other news, former president Jacob Zuma's answering affidavit to the State Capture Commission for the application of contempt of court charge at the Constitutional Court was due on 8 March. Reports say that Zuma has missed this deadline.
The former president is refusing to appear before the Commission due to Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo. Zuma wishes to have Zondo recuse himself from the Commission before he appears.
The Commission filed the application in which they stated that Zuma should be jailed for two years for being in contempt of court.
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