Articles tagged 'nkandla'

SA's Zuma 'breached' constitution, court rules 31 March 2016 JOHANNESBURG - South Africa's highest court has ruled that President Jacob Zuma violated the constitution when he failed to repay some of the government money used to upgrade his private home. The treasury had 60 days to determine how much he should repay, it added. The ruling is a victory ...
SA's top court to rule on Zuma's Nkandla residence 9 February 2016 JOHANNESBURG - South Africa's top court is to rule on whether President Jacob Zuma should pay back about $23m (£15m) of state funds used to renovate his rural home. A 2014 report by an independent watchdog said Mr Zuma had "benefited unduly" from the upgrades. He has offered to pay some of ...
Zuma to repay home upgrade funds 3 February 2016 JOHANNESBURG - South Africa's President Jacob Zuma has agreed to repay some of the $23m (£15m) the government controversially spent on upgrading his private rural home. In 2014, a report by the public protector said Mr Zuma had "benefited unduly" from the upgrades. Mr Zuma said the auditor-...
Fongo wants Madonsela barred from Zimbabwe 26 June 2014 HARARE - The Federation of Non Governmental Organisations (Fongo) yesterday said South African Public Protector Thuli Madonsela is not welcome in Zimbabwe. Madonsela is expected in Zimbabwe tomorrow to deliver a public lecture on her controversial report which took on President Jacob Zuma over...
SA papers defy Zuma house photo ban 22 November 2013 JOHANNESBURG - South African newspapers have published images of President Jacob Zuma's residence, defying a government warning that this would break security laws. Mr Zuma's Nkandla residence is at the centre of a row after it emerged that the government had used $20m (£12m) of taxpayers' mon...
New twist to R200m upgrade of Zuma's Nkandla home 1 October 2013 JOHANNESBURG - The DA has approached the Western Cape High Court for an order compelling the public works department to hand over a report into the more than R200m upgrade of President Jacob Zuma's private residence at Nkandla. “In this application I am acting in my personal capacity, my capac...