Are the CR17 bank statements for public scrutiny or not? That is the question before court

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President Cyril Ramaphosa
President Cyril Ramaphosa
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At the heart of the CR17 bank statements argument is whether the records should be made available for public scrutiny or whether releasing it would be an invasion of the privacy of President Cyril Ramaphosa and his donors. 

The EFF's application to have the statements unsealed was heard in the North Gauteng High Court on Tuesday.

The application was launched after the bank records were sealed by the same court during a review application of Public Protector's report on the matter.

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