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Former president Jacob Zuma
Former president Jacob Zuma
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Former president Jacob Zuma has accused News24 specialised legal journalist Karyn Maughan of colluding with the State involved in prosecuting him to publish his medical records without his permission.

Zuma wants Maughan's urgent application filed in the Pietermaritzburg High Court to be dismissed, saying he is entitled to prosecute the journalist.

Zuma launched a private prosecution against Maughan and State advocate Billy Downer. 

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