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

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‘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

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.

Now, outside Zuma’s controversial homestead, those same words have been uttered again — this time by someone else...

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