WATCH: Who will pay for Zuma's interdict application?

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Court to hear President Jacob Zuma's application to interdict State Capture Report.

 

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PRETORIA - President Jacob Zuma has withdrawn his court application to interdict the report on state capture.

The North Gauteng High Court will hear arguments on who should bear the costs.

On Tuesday, the court ruled in favour of opposition parties and former ANC MP Vytjie Mentor.

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Mentor, today, joined the DA, EFF, Cope and UDM in opposing the president’s application to interdict the release of the report.

Mining Minister Mosebenzi Zwane has also applied for an interdict - but that matter will only be heard next week.

The urgent application by Co-operative Governance Minister Des Van Rooyen was struck down.

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Thuli Madonsela has weighed in on President Zuma's court application, questioning the ethics of those involved in the case. 

"We are in court on an issue of process this time. Last time we were in court on the issue of our powers. But is it in an issue of process, or is it an issue of those who are entrusted with public power?What are their ethical responsibilities?" she said during an inaugural Good Governance lecture ni Pretoria on Tuesday.