The step aside rule in the ANC was not targeted at Ace Magashule alone but affected a number of party leaders, lawyers representing President Cyril Ramaphosa, deputy secretary- general Jessie Duarte and the party said on Friday. 

Advocate Wim Trengove, representing all three respondents, told a full bench of the high court in Johannesburg that the step-aside rule was “widely applied” and Ramaphosa’s court papers spoke to that...

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