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Zuma drops bid against corruption report

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Thousands of people, all wanting South African president Jacob Zuma gone. Angry protesters taking to the streets of the capital of Pretoria on Wednesday. Day two of a hearing into the President's bid to delay the release of a report into alleged influence peddling in government. Instead, the court challenge was dropped.
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>> Instructions are to withdraw the application, and to tender costs. My instructions are further not to oppose any costs on the scale, the scale of the costs. And we abide the decision of this honorable court in relation to those costs.>> Three wealthy brothers and close friends of Zuma are the subject of the report.
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It looks at allegations they influenced the appointment of ministers. Zuma denies giving the Guptas undue influence, and they've denied asking for it. Regardless of the report's findings, calls for Zuma to grow are growing louder.>> We've written to the president, we've asked for a meeting with him. We've told him that we believe that he is no longer deserving to lead this country.
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>> The report now due to be released Wednesday afternoon Protesters hoping for a corruption scandal the President, this time, can't survive.