Royal slush? Protector probes R1bn Zulu palace upgrade mess

19 November 2019 - 08:00 By JEFF WICKS
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane is expected to probe the Enkonyeni Palace upgrades.
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane is expected to probe the Enkonyeni Palace upgrades.
Image: Gallo Images / Sowetan / Sandile Ndlovu

Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini’s sprawling Enyokeni Palace has stood incomplete since 2017 when auditors flagged that upgrades could soar to R1bn.

Now, having already cost the taxpayer R129m, it’s in public protector’s crosshairs.

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