'Covid regulations thumb-sucked': AfriForum fumes after court dismisses urgent bid to challenge curfew

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Lobby group AfriForum has been left fuming after the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria dismissed its urgent bid to challenge the national curfew as part of the government's lockdown regulations for Covid-19. 

On Tuesday, Gauteng Deputy Judge President Aubrey Ledwaba ruled there was no justification for the case to be heard on an urgent basis and struck it off the roll.

AfriForum's campaign manager, Jacques Broodryk, described the court outcome as disappointing.

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