M&G Hangout: Zuma payments

South Africans are reeling in the wake of the news published in Friday's Mail & Guardian about new evidence of President Jacob Zuma's shocking financial affairs.

Watch our weekly live video below, where we put your questions to the investigative team behind the report.

The KPMG report on Zuma’s financial affairs we are reporting on paints the most detailed and distressing picture available of a kept politician, not just unable, but unwilling to live within his means, dependent on an array of benefactors to fund his lifestyle and willing to grant some of them favours in return.

The report also makes it clearer than ever that the 2009 decision to drop corruption charges against Zuma was political rather than legal. 


Read more on the 'kept politician'

Secret report reveals how millions flowed to Zuma 


South Africans have a right to know

Zuma corruption: Of battleships and Nkandla

Banks bent over backwards for Zuma

All the president's willing benefactors: Part one

All the president's willing benefactors: Part two

M&G Online deputy editor Verashni Pillay posed your questions to amaBhungane reporters Sam Sole and Craig McKune during the chat. Listen back to check if your question was answered.

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