Surprise, scepticism and cynicism over Nkandla announcement

2016-02-03 10:46

Cape Town – Social media users reacted with surprise, scepticism and cynicism to the Presidency’s announcement late on Tuesday that President Jacob Zuma will pay back a portion of the money for Nkandla upgrades.

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Zuma’s office seems to be continuing a trend of making surprise late night announcement that leave the country feeling a little shaken just before bedtime.

Many also wondered at the timing of the announcement given that 2016 is an election year and its just a week ahead of the State of the Nation.

The Presidency said Zuma “remains critical of a number of factual aspects and legal conclusions in [the public protector’s] report” but it also seems South Africans are sceptical about who and how the money will be paid.

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