Nkandla hearings

2014-10-12 15:00

Readers responded overwhelmingly that the hearings into the security upgrades at President Zuma’s Nkandla home should be open to the media and it’s in the public interest to know what happened

As citizens of this country, we want to know the truth about the Nkandla saga. Hearings should be open to the media. I fully support the media hearings. We deserve to know what happened.

KW Gwadana

via email

It is in the public interest for these disciplinary hearings to be open to the media. I was dismissed from a senior manager’s post in local government for simply telling the truth while trying to serve with honesty and integrity.

Priscilla Harris


That it is in the interest of the public for the Nkandla hearings to be open to the media cannot be stressed enough.

Willy Mathata

via email

Everything to do with taxpayers’ money must be printed in the media and brought to the attention of the public. Zuma’s time in jail for stealing our hard-earned tax money is long overdue.

M Carstens

via email

It’s in the public interest as it would shed more light on what actually happened.


via email

After voting out the ANC, the new governing party should cancel all questionable deals signed by Zuma and his ANC, and all the culprits should be punished.


via email

As a taxpayer, I think it is in the public interest for the Nkandla hearings to be open to the media. I’m a retired nurse and have been paying tax since 1990. I am fed up with this ducking and diving.



Nkandla is a matter of public interest so yes, the hearings should be open to the media. This would be an honourable thing to do to protect and preserve the culture of democracy in our beloved country.


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Zuma must pay the full amount because that upgrade was built on tribal trust land and public money should not have been used. This is fraud and corruption.


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The hearings must be open to the media. The disrespect of Zuma’s ANC for constitutional accountability must be stopped.

E Gray

via email

It is in the public interest to hear how our tax money has been wasted.

Mpiyakhe Khoza

via email

Really, Zuma is supposed to be a “leader”? Why is he such a coward and putting the blame on others when he knows he is guilty? Why does he not just admit, apologise and pay up? He knows that God knows he is guilty. Shame on you, Mr President. It’s appalling!

Tilla Nekosie

via email

The hearings must be made public to the media because we want transparency.

Rush Assegaai


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