DA visit blocked in Nkandla

 
 
 
  • Opposition leader Helen Zille and her six-member delegation marched towards President Jacob Zuma's private rural residence, before being stopped by African National Congress (ANC) supporters. (AFP)
  • About 700m from where the Democratic Alliance was stopped, police in riot gear were trying to prevent a group of ANC supporters from advancing. (AFP)
  • Officers formed a human chain across the road, outside Zuma's residence, in the village of KwaNxamalala. Two water cannons and several armoured Nyala vehicles were parked nearby. (AFP)
  • Eight people lay down in the road and refused to move when police asked them to. (AFP)
  • The Democratic Alliance intended visiting Zuma's private residence, where an upgrade, reportedly costing R200m, was in progress. (AFP)
  • The African National Congress and its allies have criticized the move. African National Congress (ANC) supporters gather outside President Jacob Zuma's private rural residence, preventing opposition leader Helen Zille to visit him. (AFP)
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  • ANC supporters gathered outside President Jacob Zuma's private rural residence, preventing opposition leader Helen Zille to visit him. (AFP)
  • Zille is blocked by members of the South African Police Services on her way to to President Jacob Zuma's private rural residence. (AFP)
  • According to an SABC news report, presidential spokesperson Mac Maharaj accused her of seeking publicity by giving an ultimatum to Zuma to provide details of his upgrades at Nkandla.
  • Zille led a DA delegation to Zuma's Nkandla residence in KwaZulu-Natal on Sunday, but was stopped by several hundred African National Congress supporters. (Giordano Stolley, Sapa)