Zandile Gumede leaves the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Durban for the last time in 2023.
The first year of the Zandile Gumede corruption trial was full of tears, laughter, dramatic turns of events and revelations of cold, hard facts.
Gumede and her 21 co-accused are standing trial on fraud and corruption charges related to allegedly inflated contracts of R320 million.
The one-time iron lady of eThekwini, who still commands a great deal of sway among northern city areas, had one of her most emotional moments in court in 2023.
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