Tau granted leave to appeal judgment prohibiting him from making 'defamatory' statements against ...

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Former Joburg Mayor Parks Tau has been given the go-ahead to head to the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) in Bloemfontein to stop his successor Herman Mashaba from repeating "defamatory" remarks.

In a statement issued on Friday, Mashaba said that he remained unshaken in his quest to have his predecessor "held to account for crude and shameful comments he made". This comes after the Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg granted Tau leave to appeal its judgment, which was handed down on February 8.

 The High Court had found that Tau's statements about Mashaba were defamatory and interdicted him from repeating them.

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