Articles containing the tag ‘Nkandla
By Oliver Ngwenya On Monday, September 15th, 2014

Outcry as Construction of Zumaville Starts

In a development that is set to suck the lifeblood of the current Inkatha Freedom Party controlled town of Nkandla, the department of Rural Development and Land Reform has constructed a multimillion-rand vegeta... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Sunday, September 14th, 2014

Nkandla Architect Might Sue Zuma for His Part of R155 Million

If indications are anything to go by, President Jacob Zuma may be sued for part of the R155 million by his selected architect, Minenhle Makhanya. Zuma is facing investigation for the ballooned cost of upgrades ... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Saturday, August 23rd, 2014

Chaos in Parliament as EFF Demands Answers on Nkandla

The National Assembly on Thursday deteriorated in chaos and anarchy after the Members of Parliament for the Economic Freedom Fighters disrupted proceedings with chants of “pay back the money”. The f... Read more »
By Robert Wiggill On Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

Nkandla: Ad hoc Committee to be Established

The National Assembly has stated on Tuesday that an ad hoc committee will be established in order to review the response of President Jacob Zuma with regards to the reports on his Nkandla homestead in KwaZulu-N... Read more »
By Robert Wiggill On Thursday, August 14th, 2014

President Zuma Submits His Response On Nkandla Upgrade

South African president, Jacob Zuma, has submitted his full response with regards to the Nkandla reports to parliament on Thursday, according to spokesperson for the presidency, Mac Maharaj. “The report h... Read more »
By Robert Wiggill On Thursday, August 14th, 2014

Nkandla Architect Under Fire

The architect allegedly in charge of inflating the Nkandla upgrade cost to in excess of R246 million, Minenhle Makhanya, has been singled out by the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) as the primary reason for wh... Read more »
By Robert Wiggill On Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

SIU Report on Nkandla in Final Stages

The Special Investigating Unit (SIU)  has announced that it is with almost certainty that they will present their final report on the president’s upgrades at his private Nkandla homestead in KwaZulu-Nata... Read more »
By Robert Wiggill On Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

DA to Seek Legal Action on Nkandla

The Democratic Alliance (DA) has announced that they will go to court in order to get president Jacob Zuma to submit a final full and comprehensive report in response to the Public Protector, Thuli Madonsela... Read more »
By Robert Wiggill On Monday, July 28th, 2014

Nkandla Committee Will Be Re-established

The ANC’s chief whip, Stone Sizane has confirmed that an ad-hoc committee will be re-established in order to consider president Jacob Zuma’s response to the Public Protector’s report on his Nk... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Saturday, July 5th, 2014

Public Protector’s Office Lacks Funds

The Public Protector revealed on Friday that her office is desperate for funding. She was addressing parliament in Cape Town when she presented her supplementary budget requirements. She said, in her statement ... Read more »