Trevor Manuel Wins Defamation Case Against EFF

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- iafrica.com | 2 months ago

Trevor Manuel has won his defamation case against the Economic Freedom Fighters on Thursday.

The former Finance Minister took legal action against the red berets, accusing them of defamation for suggesting that South African Revenue Service commissioner Edward Kieswetter’s appointment was based on nepotism. The Gauteng High Court found the statements made by the EFF to be defamatory and false and that the publication of the statement was unlawful.

The EFF has been given 24 hours to remove the statement from all of their media platforms.

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