‘Prepared to die for Zuma’: MK vets ready themselves in Nkandla

A ‘platoon’ of MK vets have set up camp outside Nkandla and vowed to protect the former president from arrest

14 February 2021 - 20:28 By Mluleki Mdletshe

Nearly 13 years ago, a young Julius Malema uttered words that would become etched in the country’s political landscape: “We are prepared to die for Zuma.”

At the time, Malema was at the helm of the ANC Youth League, and was speaking at a rally in the Free State in support of then ANC president Jacob Zuma...

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