President Cyril Ramaphosa’s lawyers have accused public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane of unlawfully using information contained in a report by the Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC) to make adverse findings on his CR17 election campaign funding.

The standoff between Ramaphosa’s lawyers and the FIC comes as North Gauteng High Court judge president Dunstan Mlambo on Monday issued a statement condemning a “scurrilous fake news” Twitter campaign.

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