No sign of Zuma home loan

There is no trace of a home loan in the name of President Jacob Zuma to repay his Nkandla debt of R7.8m, Netwerk24 reported on Sunday. VBS Mutual Bank claims to have lent Zuma the money, but no such a bond has been registered in the deeds office in Zuma’s[…]

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Islam celebrated at Nkandla event

Islam’s beautiful and detailed history in Africa was celebrated on Saturday at a historic event in Nkandla, which brought together thousands of Zulu Muslims from the rural parts of Kwa-Zulu Natal. Thousands of people were busses in from parts of the province to join in the cultural event, which saw[…]

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Zuma spent almost R10m on legal fees: DA

President Jacob Zuma has spent almost R10 million on legal fees and “exorbitant legal counsel’ in the past seven years, the DA said on Saturday. Federal Executive chairperson James Selfe in a statement said according to its research, Zuma had spent “an inordinate amount of taxpayers’ money on keeping himself[…]

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Zuma’s R7.8m Nkandla bill an insult – opposition

The R7.8m President Jacob Zuma had to repay for his Nkandla upgrades was far too little, several opposition parties said on Monday. The Democratic Alliance called on Zuma to repay the money immediately and out of his own pocket. The United Democratic Movement said the amount the Treasury had determined[…]

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I never lied about Nkandla – Zuma

President Jacob Zuma told Parliament on Tuesday said that he had never lied about the upgrades to his home in Nkandla. This was after DA leader Mmusi Maimane demanded to see his bond, after quoting from a 2012 statement Zuma made to Parliament, saying that his home was bonded and that he[…]

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Zuma willing to step down: ANC sources

President Jacob Zuma is willing to step down in order to recover the ANC’s “integrity”, a newspaper on Friday reported senior party sources as saying. The top ANC members told the Mail & Guardian that they had been secretly working on an “exit strategy” for Zuma, who has been under[…]

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‘Nxesi not to blame for Nkandla’

Deputy Minister of Public Works Jeremy Cronin has leapt to the defence of his boss, Thulas Nxesi, saying he should not be reprimanded by President Jacob Zuma over the Nkandla mess. Nxesi, on the other hand, refused to take responsibility for the mess, saying it did not happen under his[…]

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‘ConCourt judgment strengthens democracy’

South Africans were delighted to witness a historic moment in South Africa’s democracy, in which the Constitutional Court of South Africa (ConCourt), in a unanimous judgement by all 11 judges, ruled that President Jacob Zuma must repay the cost of non-security upgrades of his Nkandla homestead. The ruling orders the[…]

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