The South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg has ruled that comments made by the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) about Trevor Manuel were "defamatory and false".
The judgment was delivered on Thursday morning. The court ordered the EFF to, within 24 hours, remove the statements from all their media platforms and apologise to Manuel. Manuel is also entitled to damages of R500 000.
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