Concourt approves Zuma's Nkandla bill


Johannesburg, 28 June 2016 - The Constitutional Court still has to approve the Treasurys conclusion that President Jacob Zuma should pay R7.8-million rand for upgrades at his Nkandla homestead.

JOHANNESBURG - The Nkandla matter is just 45 days away from closure.

The Constitutional Court has approved the final amount President Jacob Zuma must pay for non-security upgrades to his Nkandla homestead.

READ: ConCourt accepts Treasury&39;s Nkandla report

Treasury said in their report that President Jacob Zuma should have to pay R7.8-million.

It covers the costs for his swimming pool, cattle kraal, chicken run, visitors&39; centre and amphitheatre.

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The amount was calculated in line with 2009 prices, which is when the project started.

Back in March, the court delivered a damning judgment against him and the National Assembly for their handling of the public protector&39;s Nkandla report.

It said the president failed to uphold, defend and respect the constitution and that Zuma must personally pay the amount determined by the National Treasury.


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