Minister Senzeni Zokwana pays worker R26 a day

2014-06-01 06:00

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New agriculture, forestry and fisheries minister Senzeni Zokwana pays his young cattle herder R800 a month.

Vuyolwethu Ndabambi (21) earns about R26 a day and works every day of the week.

The photos below are of the shack in which his former cattle herder, an older man villagers respectfully called Ntate, lived in until November last year.

The iron shack in which a former employee of new agriculture, forestry and fisheries minister Senzeni Zokwana lived until November. Picture: Lubabalo Ngcukana/City Press

The iron structure stands on a plot of land, which an Eastern Cape village chief has accused Zokwana of occupying illegally.

The land is now the subject of a criminal case with Zokwana due to appear in the Willowvale Magistrates’ Court on June 26.

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