South African Opposition Threatens Legal Action Against Zuma

President Jacob Zuma is being criticised over alleged taxpayer-funded renovations of a new town being built close to his family home. The opposition DA, who is threatening legal action against Zuma for the abuse of power, had been barred by ruling ANC supporters from visiting his private residence.


  • South Africa:  Nkandla Visit Was Not Publicity Stunt - Zille

    South African Press Association, 5 November 2012

    It was "unfortunate" to describe the DA's visit to President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla homestead as a publicity stunt, leader Helen Zille said on Monday morning. read more »

  • South Africa:  Zuma's Office Attacks Opposition Over Residence Visit, 4 November 2012

    The Presidency has described the Democratic Alliance's (DA) planned to visit President Jacob Zuma's private residence in Nkandla, KwaZulu-Natal as "mischievous". read more »

  • South Africa:  SCOPA to Query Nkandla

    South African Press Association, 31 October 2012

    Parliament's public accounts watchdog committee Scopa will question the public works department on the upgrade of President Jacob Zuma's private home in Nkandla, KwaZulu-Natal, ... read more »

  • South Africa:  Zuma Has 72 Hours to Answer for Nkandla

    Democratic Alliance, 4 November 2012

    Today my colleagues and I visited President Jacob Zuma's compound at Nkandla to see what a R250 million renovation with public money looks like. read more »

  • South Africa:  Nkandla - Limpopo Children Send Letters to Zuma

    Democratic Alliance, 4 November 2012

    The Democratic Alliance will deliver over 1000 letters from Limpopo school children to President Zuma's Nkandla residence today. read more »

  • South Africa:  DA Will Conduct Nkandla Oversight Visit Responsibly

    Democratic Alliance, 2 November 2012

    The Democratic Alliance (DA) visit to Nkandla this weekend will go ahead as planned despite ANC threats that it will be met with violence. read more »

Supporters outside President Jacob Zuma's residence in the Nkandla area in KwaZulu-Natal on Sunday, 4 November 2012 dance in the street in protest against Democratic Alliance leader Helen Zille's planned inspection of his residence.