Zuma on The Book, Economic Crisis and 'Badmouthing' South Africa

President Jacob Zuma addressed the National Council of Provinces about "trying economic times" and the much-talked-about book by veteran journalist Jacques Pauw, The President's Keepers, which he called referred to in his speech by mentioning " lies and speculation and imagination of people". One of the allegations in book is that, for four months after being sworn in as president in 2009, Zuma received a salary of R1 million a month from Durban businessman and well-known ANC supporter Roy Moodley that he didn't pay tax on. Zuma denies the allegation.



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President Jacob Zuma delivering his Annual Address to the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) in the Old Assembly Chambers at Parliament in Cape Town.

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