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A young woman from Qumbu in Lady Frere, Eastern Cape, nearly ended her life this week after her family vilified her instead of applauding her for saving her friend’s life by reporting a monster in the family – a cousin who was part of a gang who raped her friend. While many would have turned a blind eye, her bravery is what our country needs more of.
Eight years on, and with millions of rands wasted, President Jacob Zuma is still playing the legal merry-goround with taxpayers’ money to avoid going to court. His lawyers made major concessions, but still hope to be allowed to make fresh representations. We hope that the court will call their bluff and put a stop to these ludicrous games.