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Zuma drops court bid to gag state capture report

President Jacob Zuma has withdrawn his legal application to stop the release of the Public Protector's state capture report.

Zuma's lawyers have abandoned the bid amid nationwide protests against political uncertainty in the country.

The Pretoria High Court was expected to hear arguments in the urgent interdict case which was to determine if the much anticipated report should be released to the public.

On Tuesday, judges had ruled that a group of opposition parties and former ANC MP Vytjie Mentor could intervene in the case as respondents.


This article first appeared on CapeTalk : Zuma drops court bid to gag state capture report


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