The highest court in the land has ruled that it was “fair comment” for the opposition party to call the president of South Africa, Jacob Zuma, a thief.
The Constitutional Court set aside an earlier Electoral Court order to declare that the Democratic Alliance was within its rights to send a text message to 1.5 million people before last year’s election saying that President Zuma “stole money” to pay 246 million rand — about Ł14 million — for improvements to his country home, called Nkandla
Source: The Africa Times
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