Fogol fear: Nkandla’s MKMVA watchmen await Zuma’s return

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Fogol fear: Nkandla’s MKMVA watchmen await Zuma’s return

Those outside the former president’s compound say they will not abandon their posts

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Fog blanketed Nxamalala last week, where members of the uMkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans’ Association (MKMVA) huddled around a fire near a tent outside Jacob Zuma’s home.

Since February, dozens of MK vets have stationed themselves outside the gates of the former president’s Nkandla compound, offering to serve and protect him and his property at all costs.

Despite the Zuma’s absence since his arrest on July 7, MK vets say they have continued their daily patrols to ensure the safety of the 79-year-old’s homestead, in anticipation of the prodigal return...

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