Derek Hanekom sues Jacob Zuma for R500K for calling him 'apartheid spy'

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- news24.com | a month ago

Former Cabinet minister and prominent ANC member Derek Hanekom is taking former president Jacob Zuma to court to the tune of R500 000 for defamation, Business Day reported.

 This follows a tweet on July 25 in which Zuma referred to Hanekom as a "known enemy agent". The tweet came after EFF leader Julius Malema alleged that Hanekom conspired with the party to oust Zuma via a motion of no confidence in the National Assembly.

 Hanekom served in Zuma's Cabinet in various positions, the last being tourism minister, despite him being outspoken against the former president and openly voicing concerns over state capture.

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