Nkandla garden cost R16-million

A landscaped garden at President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home in KwaZulu-Natal cost R16-million, Beeld newspaper reported on Monday.

This included fully grown trees, that were planted at R7500 a tree.

Also, 12 protected cycads were planted at a cost of R5500 each.

The total tree bill for Nkandla was R1.6 million.

Other landscaping costs making up the R16-million bill included paving, lighting and the installation of an irrigation system.

This information is contained in court papers in the R155 million civil claim against Nkandla architect Minenhle Makhanya, filed in the Pietermaritzburg High Court.

Source : Sapa

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