Controversy Over S African President's Home


Main opposition party, the Democratic Alliance, is calling for the report into the investigation of President Jacob Zuma's residence in Nkandla, KwaZulu-Natal to be made available. The country's public works ministry decided not to release the report after revealing that public money wasn’t used to upgrade Zuma's private residence.

VIDEO: Democratic Alliance Applies to See Nkandla Report

The Democratic Alliance has requested access under the Promotion of Access to Information Act, to the full report on President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla ... see more »

President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla Home in KwaZulu-Natal

  • South Africa:  Tender Irregularities At Nkandla Must Be Investigated

    Inkatha Freedom Party, 28 January 2013

    The IFP calls upon the Special Investigations Unit and Auditor-General to investigate alleged irregularities into the awarding of tenders and procurement of goods at President ... read more »

  • South Africa:  Mixed Reaction On Nkandla Report

    South African Press Association, 27 January 2013

    There was mixed reaction from political parties on Sunday on the report about President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home. read more »

  • South Africa:  Zuma Must Come Clean - Did He See Nkandla Letter or Not?

    Democratic Alliance, 28 January 2013

    I have today challenged President Jacob Zuma to come clean on whether he saw the letter addressed to him by the Department of Public Works (November 2010) outlining the 'security ... read more »

  • South Africa:  Media Statement On the Security Upgrade in Nkandla - Minister of Public Works Thuls Nxesi

    South African Government, 27 January 2013

    A year ago, I as Minister of Public Works, announced a turnaround strategy to improve the department's governance systems and delivery models. Part of this was to deal with ... read more »

  • South Africa:  No Public Money Spent On Nkandla Security Upgrades

    SAnews.gov.za, 27 January 2013

    There is no evidence that public money was spent to build the private residence of President Jacob Zuma, says Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi. read more »

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  • South Africa:  Public Works Must Explain R65 Million Spent On Mansions for Ministers

    Democratic Alliance, 21 January 2013

    Minister of Public Works, Thulas Nxesi, needs to explain the expenditure of R65 million on renovations to ministerial mansions in the 2011/2012 financial year. Some of the amounts ... read more »