Former South African president Zuma due in court over corruption

Facing multiple corruption charges, Zuma is set to appear in court but says charges are politically motivated.

South Africa’s former president Jacob Zuma, is due back in court, hoping that judges will throw out hundreds of corruption charges against him.

Zuma is accused of fraud, money laundering and racketeering, but he says it is all part of a political conspiracy.

Al Jazeera’s Fahmida Miller reports from Pietermaritzburg where the case is being heard.