No, this isn’t a practical joke. President Jacob Zuma seems to think there’s nothing wrong with spending the taxpayer’s money to make improvements to his personal residence, because South Africa’s worst Apartheid leaders did something similar.
The Public Protector has changed her tune and claims that corruption is not a defining attribute of South Africa. But who is she trying so hard to convince if not herself?
There may be a lot of controversy surrounding President Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla home, but mermaids found in the so-called firepool can be excluded
Just when you thought that Nkandla couldn’t get any more ridiculous the ANC decides to pull out the big guns against the Public Protector
Far away from any major political event on the horizon and three months following the last general elections, South Africans witnessed a week of turmoil in parliament – and beyond
Parliament was suspended today after EFF demanded the money owed by President Zuma be repaid, as per the Nkandla report
Four months overdue, President Jacob Zuma finally submits a reaction to the Nkandla report – once again passing the blame and responsibility to others
To deflect attention from the rumours that Tannie Evita is responsible for spending R246m on curtains for MaKhumalo Zuma’s tuck shop, she has been redeployed to Parliament, along with the leader of the EFF, who has introduced his presence to the National Assembly like a crimson gash of lipstick on an old nun’s crumbling facade.
As Nkandla turns into a neverending story, a group of government ministers say they will lodge an appeal against the Nkandla report – just as their jobs come up for renewal
As past behaviour tends to be the best predictor of future performance, we take a look at the last five years and ask the ANC: ayisafani?
The artists behind the viral ‘Nkandla Style’ video have released a follow-up song called ‘Sauce-a-loza’, which again attacks President Jacob Zuma’s ‘gravy train’ lifestyle.
The Democratic Alliance wins a court battle against the ANC following allegations of not playing by the rules ahead of the elections.
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Forced to respond to the Public Protector’s report by midnight on Wednesday, Jacob Zuma issued a statement saying his is waiting for a third report from the Special Investigating Unit before he responds in full.
With criticism amassing against President Jacob Zuma one artist decides to take to the social audio platform Soundcloud.com to vent her frustration
Satirical pastiche posted on YouTube last Thursday has already been viewed nearly 300,000 times.
President Jacob Zuma blames ministers and government officials as the ANC closes ranks around its leader.
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A murder trial may be a serious subject but the quirkier moments of the Oscar Pistorius court case have nonetheless resulted in some inspired satire. We bring you ten of the best parodies about defence laywer Barry Roux.
Following the damning Nkandla report examining South African President Jacob Zuma’s spending on his KwaZulu Natal homestead, we’ve compiled a list of the good, the bad and the downright ugly after the revelations
Thali Madonsela’s damning Nkandla report reveals that funds for public works had to be re-diverted to help pay for what was purportedly a security upgrade.
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Today, the long awaited Public Protector’s report into the security installations to President Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla homestead was released, confirming that the inclusion of components such as a visitor centre, cattle kraal, chicken run, swimming pool and amphitheatre had cost the taxpayer at least R246 million.
In many ways, this was South Africa’s year: the Beloved Country reached the ‘end of the beginning’ of democracy when Madiba passed, and the world celebrated his life and legacy with us. But Mzansi also made headlines when Oscar shot Reeva, and our own national conversation continues to revolve around the urgent national challenges we face and the search for the next generation of leaders.
The Security Cluster of Ministers have closed ranks around Number One as the State releases its own Nkandla report ahead of the Public Protector’s more hotly-awaited one. As many expected, the State has defended everything down to the large swimming pool as esssential to the First Family’s protection, although some overpayment for individual items has been admitted to