ZUMA DE­CIDES TO ‘MOVE WITH TIMES’

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FOR­MER pres­i­dent Ja­cob Zuma says he has de­cided to “move with times” and join var­i­ous so­cial me­dia plat­forms such as Twit­ter, Face­book and In­sta­gram.

Zuma’s first tweet is a video of him­self, in which he says: “Hello, ev­ery­one. I have de­cided to move with times to join this im­por­tant area of con­ver­sa­tion be­cause I hear that many peo­ple are talk­ing about me.

“I felt it is nec­es­sary that I should join in and be part of the con­ver­sa­tion.

“It’s me, the for­mer pres­i­dent, Ja­cob Zuma,” he an­nounces in the 45-sec­ond clip.

Zuma’s sec­ond tweet con­tains a ref­er­ence to a bank ac­count num­ber, said to be used to raise funds for his le­gal fees, which Zuma claims is false. On Thurs­day, the Gaut­eng High Court in Pre­to­ria ruled that Zuma would be per­son­ally li­able for his le­gal fees.

The for­mer pres­i­dent’s han­dle, @PresJGZuma, is the same for his brand-new Twit­ter, In­sta­gram and Face­book fan ac­counts. He also has a per­sonal Face­book ac­count where he has to date added 21 friends. — News24. Ja­cob Zuma’s brand-new Twit­ter ac­count.

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