Ouch. Just when the post-Polokwane mob thought they were invincible the “counter-revolutionary” judiciary dared to turn the tables. Although we will only know on 12 January whether the Nicholson ruling is to be overturned, Friday’s performance in Bloemfontein indicates there is a definite likelihood that it will be.
The judges were simply scathing about Chris Nicholson’s judgment and their pointed questioning reduced Zuma’s lawyer, Kemp J Kemp to a gibbering wreck — which is no mean feat.
If the NPA’s appeal is successful, it will pave the way for Zuma to be recharged for corruption — and he could end up standing for trial while he is campaigning for the 2009 elections.
Read about it on IOL here.