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ConCourt declines Zuma’s private prosecution enforcement appeal

# The Constitutional Court has unanimously declined to hear former president Jacob Zuma’s appeal regarding the invalidation of his private prosecution against state advocate Billy Downer and News24 journalist Karyn Maughan. Zuma’s appeal, which sought to challenge the Supreme Court of Appeal’s dismissal of his prosecution strategy, was rejected. This decision could significantly impact Zuma’s ongoing attempts to remove Downer as prosecutor in his corruption court case. Despite Zuma’s efforts, Downer persists in pushing for Zuma’s trial to proceed.