Jacob Zuma might not be able to add in the Disney castle he has always dreamed about, now that he has to possibly pay back a tiny percentage of the money… Shame.
Please enjoy these images of Khulubuse Zuma and bride Fikisiwe Dlamini having a little razzle at the country’s expense.
The Mail & Guardian have performed a tongue-in-cheek investigation that undoubtedly proves that public protector Thuli Madonsela is, in fact, a spy
At least someone in a high position is questioning Jacob Zuma and his Nkandla scandal. Sadly, Thuli Madonsela is not finding this to be the most easy task.
The EFF and the ANC almost had a dance off in the National Assembly yesterday. It ended with police being called to control the situation. Please enjoy this video on how to behave properly as an MP.
Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla-gate has caused such a stir that he has responded via song, taking on Jay Z’s “99 Problems” in his own unique way.
Jacob Zuma has finally submitted his response to Thuli Madonsela’s Nkandla report and he made all 20 pages of it public yesterday afternoon. Here are the key points – he only gets to them in the last 3 pages!
Okay – so President Zuma has now officially entered himself into the ‘unofficial’ competition known as , ” World Leader Most Capable Of Insulting The Population’s Intelligence” . This guy really doesn’t get it, does he? The media has been awash with non-stop criticism about the obscene amount of money being thrown into Zuma’s Nkandla [...]
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Public Protector Thuli Madonsela’s Nkandla report has a lot of ANC figures and lawyers coming out of the woodwork in Jacob Zuma’s defence. But she’s not scared. Madonsela thinks that people should stop protecting the president as if he was a “child or a victim.”
Beleaguered president Jacob Zuma has indicated that his R246 million homestead in Nkandla, KwaZulu-Natal could face listing on the real estate market in the coming months, as the president struggles to raise the millions owed to South African tax payers following the construction of a swimming pool, amphitheatre, and chicken run at his private home.
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Jacob Zuma has responded to a damning report into the construction of his R246 million Nkandla homestead by the Public Protector, who found that Zuma had ”benefited unduly” from the construction of non-security features including a swimming pool, amphitheatre, kraal, cattle culvert and chicken run, and that he ought to pay back the money used in their construction.
With the report by the Public Protector finally out, let’s take a walk down memory lane and see where R246 million ended up being spent. Nkandla’s humble beginnings to the extravagant compound that it has become, have been documented in a series of photographs.
The “Secure in Comfort” report by the Public Protector is over 400 pages of devastating findings, that will in most likelihood be used as loo paper by the government. The ANC refuses to see it at all. Even if the results end up being benign, as journalist Richard Poplank puts it, Zuma “will be forever remembered as a thief, a fool, and a Zulu man who was incapable of managing the affairs of his kraal.”
The report by Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has found President Jacob Zuma has misled Parliament when he claimed the Zuma family paid for the costs of buildings in Nkandla.
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While the ANC was busy pointing fingers at Thuli Madonsela for leaking the Nkandla report, South Africa slipped to its lowest-ever spot on the global corruption charts.
Public protector, Thuli Madonsela, has come through with the goods yet again. This time, they come in the form of three damning reports that expose gross misconduct, deceit, unlawful acts and outright corruption at the highest level of government.
Thuli Madonsela, you biscuit. The public protector’s provisional Nkandla report has found that our president has “derived substantial personal benefit from works that exceeded security needs,”and must repay the state.
In what is yet another flagrant disregard of the government’s supposed ban on publishing pictures of JZ’s Nkandla residence, Eye Witness News has unearthed photos that reveal just how much work has gone into our president’s compound.
The government security cluster has advised members of the media and the public that publishing pictures of Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla homestead could lead to arrest. Thus far the reply has been a resounding “bring it on”. We’d like to add our voice to that chorus.
The Mail & Guardian’s investigative journalism unit, amaBhungane, have uncovered over 12,000 pages of a report by the Department of Public Works on “Project A” – the construction and upgrade of Jacob Zuma’s R210 million Nkandla Homestead. The documents describe, as expressed by the Mail & Guardian, “an orgy of kowtowing”
Democratic Alliance MP, Anchen Dreyer revealed before the House of Parliament on Thursday that R117 million had been spent on security at Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla homestead. Consider that R45 million was spent to construct a top of the range jail in Kimberly last year. That’s 260% more spent on one man, than a criminal incarceration [...]
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Cyril Ramaphosa appeared on CNN’s Christiane Amanpour show last night, and gave a frank and wide ranging interview, covering a mix of subjects including the general state of South Africa and our prospects as a nation, a retrospective of the Lonmin Massacre, and the implications of President Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla residence. The interview is excellent [...]
Yesterday South Africans were shocked to hear that President Jacob Zuma thinks that buying pets are part of “white culture.” He added that people who love dogs more than people have “a lack of humanity”.
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