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Nkandla architect’s date in court with the SIU postponed

The unit believes Minenhle Makhanya authorised and oversaw the implementation of improvements and the installation of security measures at Nkandla

Eight years on, the Nkandla scapegoats dwindle to one (and no, it’s not Zuma)

Come 2018, architect Minenhle Makhanya will stand alone on Nkandla, the last person who can be made to pay.

Jacob Zuma’s R11-million problem

The Special Investigating Unit's bid to recover misspent cash at Nkandla might yet snare the president.

SIU head who investigated Nkandla resigns

Head of the Special Investigating Unit Vas Soni has resigned in a surprise move, citing personal reasons for his decision.

Zuma doesn’t need to ‘pay back the money’ – committee

A parliamentary committee on Nkandla says President Jacob Zuma did not unduly benefit from the R246-million security upgrades to his homestead.

SIU submits replies to Zuma’s Nkandla architect

The unit has filed replies to Minenhle Makhanya's requests for documents relevant to its claim against him, which relates to work done at Nkandla.

Share Nkandla report or drop case against architect, says lawyer

Minenhle Makhanya’s lawyer has threatened to have the case against the architect struck off the roll, unless the SIU releases all requested documents.

Nkandla architect bound by non-disclosure agreement

Minenhle Makhanya faces tough obstacles because he signed a non-disclosure agreement, which makes it a criminal offence to reveal project details.

Zuma’s Nkandla architect to face investigating committee

An investigating committee has been set up to consider whether there are grounds to discipline President Jacob Zuma's controversial Nkandla architect.

Zuma’s architect demands SIU hand over Nkandla documents

President Zuma's architect has filed a court notice, asking the SIU to hand over 40 documents relating to the charges the unit brought against him.

Zuma’s architect files notice to defend R155m civil claim

Minenhle Makhanya has filed a notice to defend civil claim, which was instituted against him last week by the Special Investigating Unit.

Zuma’s Nkandla architect fights back

President Jacob Zuma's personal architect is expected to serve notice in the Pietermaritzburg High Court to oppose a R155-million civil claim.

Editorial: Fingers point at anyone but Zuma

The distance between the president and the scandal that is his home has again shrunk noticeably.

Nkandla: Architect of Zuma’s downfall?

By going after President Jacob Zuma's architect, the Special Investigating Unit could break the conspiracy of silence.

Nkandla architect contravened council rules

Project manager Minenhle Makhanya worked while suspended from practising for not paying his subs.

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