Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane listens during a briefing at Parliament in Cape Town, South Africa October 19, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings/File Photo
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South Africa's apex court ruled Monday the country's anti-corruption ombudswoman had been "deceitful" and ordered her to pay from her own pocket part of the legal costs incurred in a row with the central bank.On Monday, the Constitutional Court dismissed Mkhwebane's bid to scrap a 2018 High Court ruling ordering her to pay $65,000 in legal fees for a different report the judges had found to be biased.Respected cabinet minister Pravin Gordhan, a Ramaphosa ally in charge of public enterprises, is also challenging a Public Protector report that found he had lied to lawmakers over a meeting with a controversial business family at the heart of many corruption allegations.
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