[DEBATE] : Re: DEBATE : (Fwd) Case against Zuma tossed out - thanks, Thabo
okhela at iafrica.com
Fri Sep 12 18:38:42 BST 2008
Its gone very quiet all of a sudden. I listened to the entire proceeding and
however distasteful to some that the courts decision, which in my view was
entirely credible, I think that we have a more fluid situation to work with
under a Zuma presidency than under the centralist Mbeki. Challenges are
greater and good night indeed the pipeline of nothingness, of denialism, of
pseudo intellectualism and all that. An incredibly cumbersome roadblock is
out of the way!!
Our only real option is to rest our hope in the better world which is maybe
more at risk, but also more possible!
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[mailto:debate-bounces at debate.kabissa.org] On Behalf Of peter waterman
Sent: 12 September 2008 04:34 PM
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Subject: Re: [DEBATE] : Re: DEBATE : (Fwd) Case against Zuma tossed out -
Even on the assumption (that you are presumably making) that the court's
decision on Zuma was wrong, this still leaves other arenas in which he can
The political? The social-civil?
And even if the opposite decision had been made, and if Zuma had been
convicted, I am not sure this would have been the end of the matter.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Stefan Andreasson" <bstefan at gmail.com>
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Sent: Friday, September 12, 2008 3:29 PM
Subject: [DEBATE] : Re: DEBATE : (Fwd) Case against Zuma tossed out -
> Good night SA.
>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> From: Patrick Bond <pbond at mail.ngo.za>
>> To: debate: SA discussion list <debate at debate.kabissa.org>
>> Date: Fri, 12 Sep 2008 13:44:01 +0200
>> Subject: [DEBATE] : (Fwd) Case against Zuma tossed out - thanks, Thabo
>> Zuma conspiracy not far fetched - judge
>> 12/09/2008 12:55 - (SA)
>> Pietermaritzburg - Judge Chris Nicholson, who set aside the decision to
>> prosecute ruling party leader Jacob Zuma on Friday, said claims of a
>> political conspiracy were perhaps not as far-fetched as some believed.
>> Thousands of supporters cheered outside the court when news of the
>> verdict was broadcast.
>> Inside the court, Zuma, who listened attentively throughout the judgment
>> which started at 10:00, was congratulated by people queuing to shake his
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