Johannesburg - The publishers of Pieter-Louis Myburgh's book Gangster State - Unravelling Ace Magashule’s Web of Capture have vowed not to "buckle under political pressure" and withdraw the book amid criticism from the ANC.
This comes after the ANC released a strongly-worded statement in reaction to the investigative journalist's new book, released on Sunday, which links Magashule to state capture and looting in the Free State government.
The Sunday Times and City Press carried special reports on the book, fingering the former Free State premier in allegations of theft, corruption and gangsterism.
The ANC slammed these reports, saying it was fake news and a "clearly well-coordinated media attack" on Magashule.
Penguin Random House in a statement on Tuesday said it noted the ANC’s press statement.