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President Zuma's controversial 'home improvements'

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They call it Zuma-ville - a massive, and highly controversial building project in South Africa at President Jacob Zuma's private residence.

The state is supposed to pay for essential security upgrades and not a penny more, but there are allegations that South African taxpayers are funding the new developments that have cost some £15m.

Nicholas Dawes, editor of the Mail & Guardian in South Africa, told the BBC "something has gone wrong" in the ANC's liberation project.

The BBC's Africa correspondent Andrew Harding reports.


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