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Ace Magashule.
Ace Magashule.
Elizabeth Sejake, Rapport

ANC secretary general Ace Magashule's court appearance on Friday was more about politics than the law.

His brief appearance in the Bloemfontein Magistrate's Court with 11 co-accused and representatives of five companies was for a postponement and for the case to be referred to the Free State High Court, but it was used to showcase his political appeal.

Hundreds of supporters from various provinces braved the risk of contracting Covid-19 to be bused in to Bloemfontein.

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