Former president Jacob Zuma – who claims that death threats have been made against him and his children since his first appearance at the Zondo commission – still receives the protection services afforded all former heads of state.
"He was trying to get straight and exercise. He would walk the wolves and he wanted to lead a normal life and not look over [his] shoulder all the time. He went off the path for a while. He wasn’t a saint, but not everyone’s a saint. I was trying to get him back in line to do legitimate stuff," says a friend.
Underworld businessman Nafiz Modack was flanked by bodyguards who appeared to be ensuring his safe passage to the Cape Town Magistrate's Court on Tuesday where he, his mother, and a jailed police boss face corruption charges.
Speaking during his second day of testimony before the Zondo commission of inquiry into state capture in Johannesburg, former president Jacob Zuma said his personal assistant received a threatening call. Watch.
Following on from a morning of questions about his relationship with the Guptas, former president Jacob Zuma continues his second day of testimony at the commission of inquiry into state capture. Watch live.