In April, the Durban High Court approved a letter of request [opinion, PDF; JURIST report] seeking documents from Mauritius, but Zuma appealed that ruling. The court said that there is no reason why the documents could not be obtained immediately and kept under lock and key pending the outcome of the appeal. Zuma argued that there was no reason to request the documents [SABC report] until after the appeal is finalized. South Africa's Mail & Guardian has more.
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