Hanekom demands a retraction and R500 000 from Zuma

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- city-press.news24.com | 5 days ago

Former minister of tourism Derek Hanekom wants the KwaZulu-Natal division of the high court to order former president Jacob Zuma to apologise to him, take down a defamatory tweet that he posted within 24 hours of judgment and pay damages of R500 000.

Hanekom filed the papers last week after Zuma implied last month that he was a spy. In a tweet, the former president referred to Hanekom as “a known enemy agent.

”The post was in response to Economic Freedom Fighter leader Julius Malema alleging that Hanekom conspired with his party to oust Zuma via a motion of no confidence in the National Assembly.

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