Almost R3m spent on Zulu king's private flights: report

2015-07-05 09:55
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Taxpayers have reportedly forked out almost R3 million on private flights for Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini to attend social and official engagements - despite the monarch blowing his annual budget and receiving a bailout earlier this year.

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2015-07-05 10:16

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