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Presidency Welcomes Dismissal Of Zuma’s Ramaphosa Private Prosecution Appeal

Zuma’s case against Downer, whom he accused of leaking his private medical information to Maughan, was dismissed on Monday by the Pietermaritzburg High Court.

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Presidency Welcomes Dismissal Of Zuma’s Ramaphosa Private Prosecution Appeal

The Presidency has applauded the dismissal of former President Jacob Zuma’s request to appeal a previous judgement on his private prosecution of his successor, Cyril Ramaphosa.

On Tuesday, the High Court in Johannesburg denied Zuma’s appeal and issued a cost order against him.

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Zuma issued a summons to Ramaphosa in December of last year, ordering him to appear in court in January.

In his lawsuit against state prosecutor Billy Downer and journalist Karyn Maughan, he accused the president of being an accessory after the fact.

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Zuma’s case against Downer, whom he accused of leaking his private medical information to Maughan, was dismissed on Monday by the Pietermaritzburg High Court.

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Zuma had applied for leave to appeal the ruling in the case concerning Downer and Maughan.

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“The Presidency notes and welcomes the dismissal of Mr. Zuma’s leave to appeal the setting aside of his private prosecution of the president. As we have always maintained from the onset, the private prosecution had no basis in law and constituted an abuse of private prosecution provisions,” said the President’s spokesperson Vincent Magwenya.

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