Former South African President, Jacob Zuma, on Tuesday denied hiding some $30m belonging to the late Libyan leader, Moamer Gaddafi, in his mansion.
“Sigh! I owe millions in legal fees… I now hear that I have been keeping money belonging to my late brother Gaddafi,’’ tweeted Zuma, who is embroiled in numerous corruption scandals.
Over the weekend, South Africa’s Sunday Times newspaper had published an investigation that said Libyan military authorities have asked President Cyril Ramaphosa to help recover late Muammar Gaddafi’s millions – now believed to be in eSwatini, formerly Swaziland.
“Where’s this money, because His Majesty knows nothing about it?’’ Zuma tweeted, referring to the Swazi king, who the Times said had recently confirmed the existence of the money to Ramaphosa. Read more