Contractors and Public Works officials responsible for the security upgrades at President Jacob Zuma’s private residence should pay back the money that had been wasted because of grossly inflated prices and also face prosecution, said the parliamentary ad hoc committee … Read the rest
President Jacob Zuma’s salary increase has been approved, even after opposition parties fought against it, EWN reports.
In January, the Independent Commission on the Remuneration of Public Office Bearers recommended a 5% increase for all office bearers, including the president, … Read the rest
President Jacob Zuma on Wednesday heavily criticised opposition MPs, accusing them of being unpatriotic and of being in a state of denial over the amount of damage apartheid had done to South Africa.
Replying to the debate on his budget … Read the rest
Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande and member of the SACP has described what is being written about President Jacob Zuma and his Nkandla residence as “white people’s lies”.
He has been … Read the rest
by Dan Roodt dan[at]praag.org
Ever since Britain started getting seriously interested in South Africa after the discovery of diamonds at Kimberley in 1866, there have been at least two conflicting views of the country. Throughout the twentieth century too, South … Read the rest
The SABC reports that the Nkandla Municipality in northern KwaZulu-Natal, where President Jacob Zuma’s home is situated, has distributed groceries to needy families headed by single parents as part of celebrating Women’s Day.
Mayor Makhosonke … Read the rest
South African police prevented the country’s anti-nationalist opposition leader from using a public road leading to President Jacob Zuma’s house in his home village on Sunday, citing valid safety concerns.
DA invasion bore a strong resemblance to its youth subsidy … Read the rest
Julius Malema on Tuesday severely criticised President Jacob Zuma for the reported R203m upgrades to his Nkandla home in KwaZulu-Natal.
This amounted to stealing and was not right, Malema told striking mineworkers in Virginia, in the Free State.… Read the rest