Zuma wins bid to appeal R10 million personal legal fees order

Zuma wins bid to appeal R10 million personal legal fees order

On Thursday, former President Jacob Zuma took to the North Gauteng High Court in a bid to get the permission to challenge the order that states he must repay R10 million in legal fees.

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And, according to eNCA, the former head of state was successful in his bid, with the court granting him permission to appeal the decision that he must pay back R10m legal fees.

Taking to social media, reporter Erin Bates wrote, "#ZumaCosts Court resumes. The High Court Judges take their seats. Mlambo says "naturally for the time constraints we are not at liberty to provide reasons" and hands down the order. The application for intervention is granted, and costs will be paid by the applicant."

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Earlier this year, Briefly.co.za reported Zuma was ordered to pay back the legal fees he occurred while challenging the release of Thuli Madonsela's state capture report.

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Zuma has spent an estimated R10-million in tax payers money in numerous attempts to challenge the remedial action of the state capture report investigated by former public protector, Thuli Madonsela, report into state capture.

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