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18 August 2014

POLITICAL WEEK AHEAD: Zuma to face questions on Nkandla, prosecutions head

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PRESIDENT Jacob Zuma will take centre stage on Thursday when he faces MPs in the National Assembly in the first oral presidential question time of the fifth democratic Parliament.

ButMr Zuma might well have spiked the guns of Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema by sending his comments on Public Protector Thuli Madonsela’s report on the R246m upgrade to his Nkandla property to National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete last Friday.

Mr Malema has a slot on the question paper and will ask when Mr Zuma will respond to Ms Madonsela’s report. It is unclear whether or not the question and any follow-up questions will be allowed.

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