Loose lips sink bank accounts and constitutional democracy as judge rules Zuma tweets defamatory

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- dailymaverick.co.za | 3 months ago

Pillay’s judgement, in conjunction with South Gauteng High Court Judge Elias Matojane’s May 2019 ruling that the EFF fork out R500 000 in damages for a tweet defaming former Minister of Finance, Trevor Manuel, should serve as significant deterrents to the use of Twitter and other public platforms to make false and defamatory claims.

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