- Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has suffered another loss in court, this time relating to a 2010 report into the Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan
- Her report found that Gordhan had irregularly approved Ivan Pillay's pension and suggested President Cyril Ramaphosa take remedial action
- The Pretoria High Court set aside the report but dismissed the cost order which Gordhan had applied for
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has had another bad day at the office and has lost another court case.
The Pretoria High Court ruled Mkhwebane's recommended remedial action be set aside in the matter involving former Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan approving Ivan Pillay's early retirement.
Ten years ago Mkhwebane reported that Gordhan had irregularly approved Pillay's pension. Gordhan had approached the court to have the matter set aside according to eNCA.
He had also asked for a costs order, asking that Mkhwebane pay the costs in her personal capacity. However, the court dismissed the cost order.
Earlier, Briefly.co.za reported that Tshego took to social media recently to share that he has won his court case against Cassper Nyovest's Family Tree. The musician shared that he will now get back all his royalties from Mufasa's independent record label.
The singer shared that he is glad that the case is now over. He will now be able to go back to studio and record new music without thinking about any legal battle.
"Suffering in silence was worth it. Being told I was arrogant was worth it. It’s done now. I won. Getting my money. We move."
In other news, Kefilwe Mabote has lost her R1 million lawsuit against a local publication. Mabote took Sunday World to court after it allegedly branded her as a "slay queen" who was on a "bedroom roll" of wealthy men.
The stunner felt that the article, published on 11 October, 2020 was misleading, derogatory, and defamatory.
Social media users have shared mixed reactions to the ruling of the court over the popular social media influencer's case. Peeps have taken to Twitter to share their thoughts on the outcome of the case. Check out some of the comments below:
"Kefilwe Mabote now has to pay the newspaper's lawyers for the cost of them defending the newspaper. This is basically the court saying you are wasting our time and money... And the newspaper calls her a slay queen, again. This is not the States... Instagram life."
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