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Zuma insists he always intended to pay for Nkandla upgrades

At The New Age Business briefing on Friday, Zuma said it was unnecessary to take the Nkandla matter to the Constitutional Court, because he had already agreed to pay a portion of the money spent on his home.

According to EWN's Rahima Essop, Zuma wanted to demystify the perception that did not plan to pay for the upgrades to his private home.

He says the matter has been politicised and that he has always wanted to pay.

Rahima Essop, EWN reporter

Listen to the full conversation from The Midday Report with Stephen Grootes:

He says that he's always wanted to pay, but that it was never determined how much money was due.

Rahima Essop, EWN reporter

He said offering to pay is not an admission of gulit, nor does it mean that Police Minister Nathi Nhleko's report was wrong.

Rahima Essop, EWN reporter

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