The EFF’s advocate Tembeka Ngcukaitobi has argued in the Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein that the SARS commissioner’s interview was corrupt.
Old Mutual Chairman Trevor Manuel briefs media.
The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) have been ordered to pay half a million rand in damages to former Finance minister, Trevor Manuel over a defamatory tweet published in March.
The Supreme court of Appeal (SCA) in Bloemfontein will on Monday hear the matter involving the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) and former Finance Minister Trevor Manuel.
Former Finance minister Trevor Manuel says he is determined to defend his reputation in the defamation case against the EFF according to papers from at the Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein.
The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) contends that the High Court wrongly applied relevant facts and legal principles in its defamation case involving party leader Julius Malema and former party spokesperson Mbuyiseni Ndlozi.
Former Finance Minister Trevor Manuel has been lambasted by the African National Congress after he was quoted as having referred to the ANC’s period in office since 1994 as “almost three decades that were wasted.”
The Economic Freedom Fighters has called on the African continent to reject the appointment of former Finance Minister Trevor Manuel as one of four special envoys to fight to mitigate economic challenges of COVID-19 in Africa.
Former Finance minister, Trevor Manuel, urged graduates at the University of the Free State in Bloemfontein to be exemplary leaders.
The Economic Freedom Fighter (EFF) says it will appeal a High Court decision on a defamation case against former Finance minister Trevor Manuel at the Supreme Court of Appeal.