OPINION | Larry Claasen: Time to turn Nkandla into a hotel

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Former president Jacob Zuma should consider turning his sprawling Nkandla homestead in the heart of rural KwaZulu-Natal into a boutique hotel to cover his legal fees, writes Larry Claasen. 

Former president Jacob Zuma might be running short of cash. He is on the hook for R18.2 million in legal fees, and his pension of around R3 million might not be enough to cover his expenses.

There is, however, an option available to him. The former president should consider turning his sprawling Nkandla homestead in the heart of rural KwaZulu-Natal into a boutique hotel.

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