South African court suspends public protector's orders against Gordhan

- | 7 months ago

Gordhan, who oversees efforts to fix struggling companies such as state power utility Eskom, applied for an urgent ruling to prevent action being taken against him while he sought a separate ruling setting aside the public protector’s findings.

High Court Judge Sulet Potterill granted the ruling. The court also adjourned to decide whether the findings in Mkhwebane’s report should be set aside.

“It defies all logic to proceed with the execution of the remedial action when the report that is the basis for the remedial action is the subject of judicial review,” Potterill said.

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