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President Jacob Zuma has withdrawn his legal application to stop the release of the Public Protector's state capture report.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


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Decision on release of State capture report imminent

Decision on release of State capture report imminent

EWN reporter Gia Nicolaides explains the next steps after opposition parties successful court bid to act as respondents.

Opposition parties win right to intervene in state capture court battle

Opposition parties win right to intervene in state capture court battle

In the North Gauteng High Court Minister Des van Rooyen's application was struck from the roll.

CT demonstrators march on NPA and Public Protector's offices

CT demonstrators march on NPA and Public Protector's offices

Civil society groups marched in the CBD to voice claims of state capture and political instability facing the country.

Minister Zwane seeks interdict to stall state capture report

Minister Zwane seeks interdict to stall state capture report

Minister of Mineral Resources has joined Des Van Rooyen and President Jacob Zuma in a bid to stop release of state capture report.

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Des Van Rooyen wants in on state capture court battle

Cogta Minister Des Van Rooyen has filed an urgent interdict to stop the release of the report into state capture.

Zuma to buy time in court case on state capture report gag

Zuma to buy time in court case on state capture report gag

President Jacob Zuma's lawyers need more time to respond to the latest opposing applications filed by former ANC MP Vytjie Mentor.

Pityana: Pray for the country to be liberated from State capture

Pityana: Pray for the country to be liberated from State capture

Pityana says he has a good reason to believe the President is doing everything possible to try and discredit Minister of Finance.

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