Nathi Nhleko

Why Zuma now needs even more security: Nhleko

The ongoing scrutiny of President Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla home has made him even more vulnerable to further security risks, prompting Police Minister Nathi Nhleko to re-evaluate the security upgrades. This was one of the reasons given by Nhleko on Tuesday for proposed additional spending on the KwaZulu-Natal homestead. “The challenge[…]

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DA votes against Nkandla ad hoc committee

The DA has voted against the establishment of an ad hoc committee that is to consider Police Minister Nathi Nhleko’s report on security upgrades to President Jacob Zuma’s private home at Nkandla, after it was prevented from making amendments to the committee’s terms of reference, the party said on Tuesday.[…]

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Madonsela will write to Zuma

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela will write to President Jacob Zuma to point out limitations in Police Minister Nathi Nhleko’s Nkandla report, her office said on Friday. She said she stood by her own report and wanted to ensure that Zuma was “placed in a position to make an informed decision[…]

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Nkandla report in a nutshell

After months of waiting, Minister of Police Nathi Nhleko finally released his report on Nkandla, which found that President Jacob Zuma does not have to pay back anything related to the security upgrades to his home. Here are the ministers findings and recommendations: Findings: – The firepool, animal enclosure with culvert and chicken[…]

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Nhleko to address rendition report in Parliament

Police Minister Nathi Nhleko will address a report implicating former Hawks head Anwa Dramat in the illegal rendition of Zimbabweans in Parliament, his spokesperson said on Sunday. It was “important to account to the institution that he reports to”, his spokesperson Musa Zoni said. Asked about the report’s contents, Zondi[…]

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I don’t have Mdluli report: Police minister

Police Minister Nathi Nhleko has not received a report on a probe conducted into former crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli, his office said on Monday. This follows the Democratic Alliance claim that it was in possession of a letter from the Public Protector confirming that the investigation by the inspector-general[…]

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No need to pay back money: Zuma

President Jacob Zuma frustrated the opposition when he finally returned to the National Assembly on Wednesday to face their questions on the Nkandla saga, flatly denying personal wrongdoing and any obligation to repay state money spent on his home. “Never have I ever thought on the date when I will[…]

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Nhleko not pressuring Mcbride: spokesman

Police spokesman Musa Zondi on Monday confirmed that Minister Nathi Nhleko has asked law firm Werksmans to probe the Ipid’s findings on the Hawks, but said the minister has never raised the matter with directorate head Robert McBride. “The minister first wants to get the cold facts,” Zondi said of[…]

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Judgment reserved in Dramat leave to appeal

Judgment in an application for leave to appeal the High Court in Pretoria’s decision to overturn Hawks boss Anwa Dramat’s suspension was reserved on Monday. Judge Bill Prinsloo said he would attempt to give judgment as soon as he could and added that all parties would be informed. William Mokhari, for[…]

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