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. The journey from Nkandla’s humble beginnings to extravagant compound has been documented in a series of photographs.
The president-elect standing next to his cattle in December 2007 (by Simphiwe Nkwali).
The humble beginnings, election day 2009 (by Gallo Images/Oryx Media Archive)
Construction well under way in November 2009 (by Chris Roper, M&G).
In December 2009 journalists uncovered that a police station, helicopter pad, military clinic, visitors’ centre, parking lot and at least three smaller houses built were mainly funded by the tax payer. (by Chris Roper, M&G)
Nkandla, February 2011. (by Rogan Ward, M&G)
Nkandla April 2012. ( by Gallo Images / City Press / Khaya Ngwenya)
May 2012, houses outside the complex also thought to belong to Zuma. (by Delwyn Verasam)
May 2012, houses within the Nkandla compound. (Delwyn Verasamy, M&G)
The Nkandla homestead in October 2012. (by Madelene Cronjé, M&G)
October 2012 (by Cornel van Heerden, Gallo).
(by Madelene Cronjé, M&G)
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