No sign of promised homes as Zuma opens dam for which workers were moved

2013-12-01 06:01

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More than 30 farm worker families removed to make way for the Spring Grove Dam near Rosetta in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands – opened with much fanfare by President Jacob Zuma this month – are still living in temporary accommodation nearly a year after they were meant to receive new homes.

Instead, Zuma gave a short speech at the opening of the dam during a truncated programme with edgy security staff keeping a very close eye on the relocated workers, some of whom were bused in for the event.

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