Former President Jacob Zuma is to seek leave to appeal the ruling of the High Court in Durban in the defamation lawsuit that ANC NEC member Derek Hanekom had brought against him.
The African National Congress (ANC) National Executive Committee member Derek Hanekom has welcomed the ruling of the High Court in Durban in his defamation lawsuit against the former president Jacob Zuma.
The Durban High Court has ruled that former President Jacob Zuma’s tweet that former Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom is a known enemy agent, is defamatory and false.
Judgment has been reserved by the Durban High Court in a defamation case brought by former Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom against former President Jacob Zuma.
The lawyer representing ANC NEC member Derek Hanekom, Advocate Carol Steinberg, says the reputation of her client has been negatively affected following remarks made against him by former President Jacob Zuma.