DA plans to mute Zuma album

The DA says it'll challenge the city of eThekwini's decision to fund former President Jacob Zuma's music album. The city's Parks, Recreation and Culture Unit says the album will boost economic development by promoting cultural activities. Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - The Democratic Alliance says it will challenge the city of eThekwini's decision to fund former President Jacob Zuma's music album.

The city's Parks, Recreation and Culture Unit said the album will boost economic development by promoting cultural activities.

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DA KwaZulu-Natal leader Zwakele Mncwango says government resources should be spent on people who actually want to enter the music industry and not on Zuma.

"We're for promoting of culture and heritage. Our problem is when the municipality is wasting money on a former president who is trying his lucky on the music industry, while we have upcoming artists who need assistance."

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The former president reached an agreement with the eThekwini Municipality to record his favourite struggle songs in 2019.

 

Former President Jacob Zuma may have started 2018 on a bad note. But it looks like his fortunes may have changed. Zuma will be recording his favourite struggle songs in 2019. Courtesy #DStv403

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