The case of fraud and corruption of former President Jacob Zuma is expected to be adjourned again in the High Court of Pietermaritzburg on Tuesday.
This is because Zuma is still awaiting the results of his application for reconsideration addressed to the chairman of the Supreme Court of Appeal, Judge Mandisa Maya.
Zuma asked Judge May to reconsider his application for leave to appeal after the High Court rejected his special motion. In a special petition, Zuma asked for the removal of Attorney General Billy Downer’s lawyer.
During his preliminary appearance in court, May 17 was set as the date for Zuma’s trial before his application for reconsideration was addressed to the chairman of the Supreme Court of Appeal.
Zuma asked Judge Mandis Maya to explain why two SCA judges rejected his request for permission to appeal, simply saying he had no reasonable prospect of success.
Zuma wants to appeal to the Supreme Court of Pietermaritzburg the refusal of Judge Pete Cohen in his special statement.
Judge Cohen said at his last appearance in court on April 11 that he wanted to monitor the progress of Zuma’s appeal process and not have an indefinite continuation of the trial.