South Africa: Totting up the First Wives club

source: IOL
Xolani Mbanjwa
February 07 2010 at 09:23AM

Did you know that President Jacob Zuma’s 20 children were entitled to six domestic flights a year at the taxpayers’ expense?

This is according to the ministerial handbook.

The presidency confirmed on Saturday that even though there was an attempt to develop guidelines specifically for the presidency, they “currently rely on the ministerial handbook”.

“Dependant children are each entitled to six single domestic economy class tickets per annum to reunite with their parents during the member’s regular travel between Cape Town and Pretoria,” the handbook said.

The dependant children “should make use of bus/shuttle services between airports and the place of residence if they are not accompanied by one or [continue reading]


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