'I made a decision that my interview with the president must be made public' Former public prosecutor Thuli Madonsela “deliberately leaked” the audio recording of her interview with President Jacob Zuma‚ ANN7 reported on Wednesday morning.The Gupta-owned TV station quoted her saying “as a public protector‚ I made a decision that my interview with the president must be made public”‚ but added she had done this done not to show “evidence of state capture” but “as evidence that I gave the president a chance to answer me”.Madonsela reminded her interviewer that Zuma had applied to interdict her report‚ saying he had not been given a chance to respond to her questions. Zuma later withdrew his bid to halt the release of her findings.On Monday‚ Zuma lodged a complaint with the public protector regarding the leaking of the audio recording of his interview with Madonsela‚ which was made during her investigation into allegations of state capture.“The Presidency has sought clarity from the Of...

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