For R3.9m, Zuma could have had an Olympic-size firepool

2015-05-29 14:03

Pool builders say President Jacob Zuma's so-called firepool should have cost R1.8m, at most, and that price would include 'all the bells and whistles'.

10 ways to look at Nkandla with new eyes

2015-05-29 05:32

With Nkandla imprinted in the minds of everyone in SA, the release of Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko’s Nkandla report has left some people scratching their heads in confusion and wonder.

Nkandla report in a nutshell

2015-05-28 21:09

Here are Police Minister Nathi Nhleko's observations and findings in his Nkandla report, which found that President Jacob Zuma does not have to pay back anything related to security upgrades to his home.


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.

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Zuma does not have to pay back the Nkandla money

2015-05-28 15:43

President Jacob Zuma will not have to pay back any money towards the R246m tax-payer funded security upgrades to his home in Nkandla, Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko says.

Nhleko: Zuma not liable for Nkandla upgrades - As it happened

2015-05-28 15:30

Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko has determined that President Jacob Zuma is not liable to pay a portion of the security upgrades to his Nkandla homestead. Read the details of Nhleko's report, as it happened.

SA set to hear if Zuma must pay back the money

2015-05-28 12:19

South Africa will find out shortly how much - if anything - President Jacob Zuma must pay for upgrades to his Nkandla home.


Zuma spent about five minutes mocking opposition MPs, who frequently raised questions about his Nkandla home. Watch.

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Nkandla announcement postponement 'beyond' Nhleko's control

2015-05-27 20:38

Police Minister Nathi Nhleko says that reasons “beyond his control” led to him cancelling a news conference where he would have made public his long-awaited Nkandla report.

Zuma still studying Marikana report

2015-05-27 18:40

President Jacob Zuma says he has to study the recommendations in the Marikana report and decide what to do about them before the document can be made public.


Nkandla: Anger, hurt and laughter – South Africans react

2015-05-29 12:19

President Jacob Zuma has been let off the hook on paying back the money used for upgrades at his private homestead in Nkandla, KwaZulu-Natal. See how South Africans reacted.

EFF will not let up on #PayBackTheMoney

2015-05-28 22:06

The DA and the EFF have both lambasted Police Minister Nathi Nhleko's ruling that President Jacob Zuma won't have to pay for the Nkandla upgrades, saying it undermines the intelligence of the country's people.

Political parties will have their turn with Nkandla report

2015-05-28 18:44

A multi-party ad-hoc committee in Parliament will be established to cast an eye on the police's Nkandla report, which found that President Jacob Zuma does not have to pay back anything related to security upgrades to his home.

No comment yet from Madonsela on Nkandla report

2015-05-28 16:34

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela does not want to comment immediately on the announcement that President Jacob Zuma does not have to pay back any of the state money spent on security upgrades to his private home in Nkandla.

Minister gives demonstration on how to use a firepool

2015-05-28 15:34

Police Minister Nathi Nhleko has treated the media and live television viewers to a surprise demonstration on how to use a firepool, as he released his Nkandla report.

Maimane tweets extract of Nkandla report

2015-05-28 13:37

DA leader Mmusi Maimane has tweeted a photo of a page from the police minister's report on the upgrades at President Jacob Zuma's private home in Nkandla ahead of its release to the media.

Zuma jets off to Nigeria as Nkandla report set to be released

2015-05-28 11:37

President Jacob Zuma is set to jet off to Nigeria for president-elect Muhammadu Buhari's inauguration as the police minister's report on the security upgrades to his Nkandla home is expected to be released.

Vavi: SA teetering on a knife-edge

2015-05-27 21:15

Statistics SA figures have revealed a horror story of unbelievably bad news for workers and the SA economy, says former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzema Vavi.

Zuma mocks opposition, while calling for respect

2015-05-27 18:44

President Jacob Zuma admonished opposition MPs and the manner in which they played their role as opposition to the ANC in Parliament.

Nkandla briefing postponed

2015-05-27 18:19

The release of Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko' s Nkandla report has been postponed for 24 hours.

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