Nkandla report in a nutshell

2015-05-28 21:09
Nkosinathi Nhleko. (GCIS)

Nkosinathi Nhleko. (GCIS)

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WATCH: 5 best moments from Nhleko’s Nkandla report

2015-05-28 18:38

Police Minister Nathi Nhleko treated the media and live television viewers to a surprise demonstration on how to use a firepool and why Nkandla needs a kraal and an amphitheatre! Watch. WATCH

Police Minister Nathi Nhleko’s observations/findings and recommendations


- The firepool, animal enclosure with culvert and chicken run, amphitheatre and Visitors’ Centre were strategic and necessary security arrangements

- The president is as much of a South African as every other citizen and entitled to the rights that every citizen enjoys

- Most of the structures and task teams that investigated the upgrades did not share a common definition of what constitutes security features

- The project management process was not properly structured and coordinated.

- The manner in which this matter had been handled in former investigations has sought to question the credibility and integrity of professionals and experts in their relevant fields.

- The extent of the investigations as well as the intrusion into the private residence of the president has resulted in a violation of his rights.


- The State President is not liable to pay for any of these security features.

- The outstanding security related work should be funded and completed expeditiously. This includes boosting firefighting capacity -  i.e. eight hose reels, additional fire hydrants and a booster pump.

- Current physical security measures need to be re-evaluated. 

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