ARTICLES RELATING TO NKANDLA UPGRADE

Zuma backers must help needy - IFP

2014-10-20 22:00
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The IFP says President Jacob Zuma's backers should rather donate money to the needy than attempt to bail him out.

All systems working during EFF Parly disruption

2014-10-20 17:31

All information and communication technology systems were in working order on the day EFF MPs disrupted National Assembly proceedings, Parliament's powers and privileges committee has heard.

Zuma compares Nkandla with George airport

2014-10-20 10:11
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President Jacob Zuma has compared the construction of George airport for apartheid head of state PW Botha, and his own home in Nkandla, a report says.

Tycoon offers to settle Nkandla bill - report

2014-10-19 07:00
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KwaZulu-Natal tycoon Philani Mavundla has offered to raise funds and settle President Jacob Zuma's debt over the security upgrades at his private homestead in Nkandla.

Nkandla committee wants extension

2014-10-16 15:53
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Parliament's ad hoc committee on the Nkandla controversy is seeking an extension of its deadline to submit a report to the National Assembly.

KZN lawyers interfering with my independence: Madonsela

2014-10-11 11:45
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A group of lawyers and educators from KwaZulu-Natal calling for the removal of the public protector and complaining about her Nkandla report, are interfering with her independence, Thuli Madonsela's office says.

Group calls for 'corrective measures' against Madonsela

2014-10-09 18:02
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Parliament has received both a letter from the public protector describing an impasse with the presidency on her Nkandla report, and a formal complaint against her.

Speaker receives complaint against Madonsela

2014-10-09 14:06
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Parliament's ad hoc committee on Nkandla has heard that the legislature has received a formal complaint against Public Protector Thuli Madonsela.

Madonsela humbled by ACFE award

2014-10-08 16:15

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela is humbled by an award from the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.

Malema leads walkout of disciplinary hearing

2014-10-07 14:59

EFF leader Julius Malema has led 19 of his fellow MPs out of a disciplinary process in Parliament, saying it is biased and the legislature should instead charge Baleka Mbete for improper conduct.

As it happened: Disciplinary hearing continues without EFF

2014-10-07 10:38
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EFF members of Parliament have staged a walkout from their disciplinary hearing over the heckling of President Jacob Zuma in August.

NFP in dark about Nkandla walk out

2014-10-06 17:48

The National Freedom Party was never consulted over opposition parties' decision to walk out of Parliament's ad hoc committee on Nkandla, NFP leader Zanele kaMagwaza-Msibi says.

Corruption a societal problem - Madonsela

2014-10-03 22:08
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Public Protector Thuli Madonsela says corruption in South African society is the cause of graft in the public sector.

Opposition not giving up Nkandla fight

2014-10-03 14:56
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After withdrawing from the Nkandla ad hoc committee in protest, opposition parties are continuing their battle to get President Jacob Zuma to “pay back the money” and will start by tabling their own report in Parliament.

No word from Zuma over Nkandla costs - Nhleko

2014-10-02 22:28
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Police Minister Nathi Nhleko has not received a formal request from President Jacob Zuma to determine whether the president had to repay a portion of state funds spent on his Nkandla home.

Lawyers advising govt should help build SA - protector

2014-10-01 22:20

Thuli Madonsela says lawyers advising government on matters relating to the work of the public protector should do their jobs in a manner that builds the country.

Nkandla project manager 'won't take the hit'

2014-10-01 10:16
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The public works department's Nkandla project manager says he is determined not to take the fall for somebody else's transgression relating to the R246m upgrade.

Nkandla process lies with Parliament - Madonsela

2014-09-30 16:11
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The outcome of recommendations made by Public Protector Thuli Madonsela in her report on the upgrades to President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home is no longer in her hands, she says.

Nkandla files laptop stolen

2014-09-30 10:12
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The office of the man representing the 12 public works officials implicated in the Nkandla upgrade has been burgled, with thieves making off with his laptop containing "valuable information".

ANC govt has history of kleptomania - EFF

2014-09-29 18:30
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EFF says the irregular expenditure in the department of public works amounting to R34.9bn indicates a culture of kleptomania in government.

Nkandla scapegoats won’t go down without a fight

2014-09-28 19:39
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Public works officials are gearing up to defend themselves against executive onslaught, saying they were simply following orders.

Madonsela has no power over Parliament - ANC MP

2014-09-26 22:29
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Senior ANC MP Mathole Motshekga has reiterated that Public Protector Thuli Madonsela did not have the power to tell Parliament how to proceed.

Opposition parties walk out of Nkandla committee

2014-09-26 13:04
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Opposition parties have walked out of Parliament's committee on the Nkandla controversy after the ANC refused to agree to call President Jacob Zuma and to enforce the public protector's findings against him.

Malema: Charge Zuma over Nkandla

2014-09-25 19:06
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President Jacob Zuma should face criminal prosecution for corruption over the misspending of state funds at Nkandla, Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema has argued.

No comment on Zuma SIU response

2014-09-22 16:29
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The presidency has declined to comment on a report that, until he is served with a legal warning, President Jacob Zuma has failed to respond to the SIU questions on his Nkandla home.

 

I pleaded with Malema to leave the House: Sergeant-at-arms

2014-10-20 17:45

National Assembly sergeant-at-arms Regina Mohlomi pleaded with EFF leader Julius Malema and his fellow MPs to leave the House during a ruckus on 21 August, MPs have heard.

All systems working during EFF Parly disruption

2014-10-20 17:29

All information and communication technology systems were in working order on the day EFF MPs disrupted National Assembly proceedings, Parliament's powers and privileges committee has heard.

Only Zuma must pay Nkandla money - DA

2014-10-19 18:02
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The DA has demanded that President Jacob Zuma pay back the money spent on his Nkandla homestead and nobody else.

Madonsela to be honoured with integrity award

2014-10-17 13:16
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Public Protector Thuli Madonsela is set to be honoured with Transparency International’s “Person of Integrity Award for 2014”.

Zuma saviour a 'struggling wannabe'

2014-10-12 10:25
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Vumelani Mchunu, the man who offered to pay back President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla debt is a struggling wannabe filmmaker and still lives with his parents.

Zuma’s helpers go to ground

2014-10-11 09:26
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Representatives of the Public Members Unit Team who offered to pay President Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla debt as detailed by the public protector, have gone to ground.

Group offers to pay back Nkandla money for Zuma

2014-10-09 16:31
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A group calling themselves the Public Members’ Unit Team has offered to pay back money on behalf of President Jacob Zuma for upgrades to his home in Nkandla, according to reports.

ANC 'not dealing wisely on Nkandla scandal'

2014-10-09 10:49
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A former ANC MP has called on President Jacob Zuma to pay back a portion of the R246m spent on improvements to his private Nkandla homestead in KwaZulu-Natal, a report says.

EFF rejects charges, withdraws from hearing

2014-10-07 16:50
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Julius Malema has led EFF MPs out of their disciplinary hearing in Parliament, leaving it to proceed in their absence with charges arising from their protest about the Nkandla controversy.

ANC seeking to humiliate EFF - Malema

2014-10-07 13:00

EFF leader Julius Malema has led his fellow MPs out of a disciplinary hearing against them, saying Parliament and the ANC is seeking to embarrass and humiliate the EFF.

Malema, EFF MPs to face the music for fracas

2014-10-06 21:54

EFF leader Julius Malema will join 19 other EFF MPs as they appear before a parliament committee on disciplinary charges stemming from their heckling of President Jacob Zuma.

Date set for EFF hearing on Parly fracas

2014-10-05 16:50

The powers and privileges committee in Parliament are set to start with a disciplinary hearing against 20 EFF MPs who heckled President Jacob Zuma in the National Assembly.

Nkandla: Opposition willing to go to ConCourt

2014-10-03 17:52
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Opposition parties who withdrew from the Nkandla ad hoc committee would go as far as taking President Jacob Zuma to the Constitutional Court, they have said.

As it happened: Opposition will go to ConCourt over Nkandla

2014-10-03 12:16
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Opposition parties are making a big announcement following a walk-out from the Nkandla ad hoc committee last week.

ANC 'apartheid tactics' will be met with violence - EFF

2014-10-02 18:24
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EFF leader Julius Malema says his party may take up arms if their "peaceful revolution" is met with violence from the state.

Date set for first Nkandla disciplinary hearing

2014-10-01 21:05

The first disciplinary hearing against public works department officials allegedly implicated in wrongdoing in upgrades to President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home will take place in late October.

Nkandla officials' hearing postponed

2014-09-30 18:59

The disciplinary hearing against public works department senior project manager Jean Rindel and several others over refurbishments at President Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla home has been postponed.

Zuma not responsible for Nkandla - ANC

2014-09-30 14:51
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President Jacob Zuma bears no responsibility for overspending at his Nkandla home, ANC MPs say as they continued Parliament's consideration of the matter.

Dodgy deals in spotlight as Malema heads to court

2014-09-29 22:17

Allegations of sleaze among top politicians comes into sharp and ironic focus as EFF leader Julius Malema goes on trial for corruption.

ANC leadership will not be discussed - party

2014-09-29 13:23
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The ANC will not discuss a change in leadership at its national general council next year, the party's head of policy Jeff Radebe says.

Nkandla architect gets access to Zuma’s private documents

2014-09-28 13:17

Lawyers representing President Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla architect Minenhle Makhanya have been granted read-only access to his confidential submission to the Special Investigating Unit.

Walkout shows bad faith - ANC

2014-09-26 18:10
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It is clear from the outset that opposition parties had not meant to participate in good faith in Parliament's ad hoc committee on Nkandla, ANC Deputy Chief Whip Doris Dlakude says.

Zuma not bound to heed Madonsela - ANC

2014-09-26 05:53
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The ANC says President Jacob Zuma could not be held liable for misspending on his Nkandla home, nor made to refund the money.

EFF to fight disciplinary charges in court

2014-09-23 20:51
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The EFF says they would go to court to challenge disciplinary charges against 20 MPs stemming from their heckling of President Jacob Zuma to repay state funds spent on his Nkandla home.

ANC stalls on calling Madonsela, Zuma

2014-09-19 05:00

The ad hoc committee on misspending at President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home has failed to persuade the ANC to call Public Protector Thuli Madonsela, followed by the president.

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