SA spends millions on Zuma`s wives

source: IOL
March 16 2010 at 10:43PM

South Africa is spending more than R15-million a year to support polygamist President Jacob Zuma’s wives and children, almost double the budget from a year ago, a minister said on Tuesday.

The 68-year-old Zuma, who currently has three wives, recently admitted to fathering his 20th child out of wedlock with the daughter of a friend, drawing flak for a cavalier attitude to sex in a country with one of the world’s biggest HIV and Aids caseloads.

In a written answer to a parliamentary question, Collins Chabane, a minister charged with monitoring government performance, said the state had a R15.5-million budget for Zuma’s family this [continue reading]


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