- Khanya Zuma said his brother is not bitter
- He added that they spend time together in Nkandla reflecting on their childhood days
- He criticised the NPA's decision to reinstate corruption charges against Zuma
Former President Jacob Zuma is not bitter about being forced to resign the presidency, according to his brother Khanya Zuma.
In fact, Zuma is quite happy to catch up on lost time with his family in Nkandla, Briefly.co.za learned. Speaking to Sunday Tribune, Khanya said he relishes the time spent with Zuma:
We sit under the tree and watch livestock grazing in the fields in our beautiful village of KwaNxamalala with my brother. Those are priceless moments we share lately. He is a happy man.
Khanya, 72, added:
We spend a lot of time with my brother reflecting on our childhood days. We didn’t have time when he was president to talk because he was always busy.
He said Zuma still wakes up at 4am every morning just as they were taught by their elders, no matter what time he slept the previous night.
However, Khanya expressed unhappiness at the National Prosecuting Authority's decision to reinstate corruption charges against Zuma. He said:
I’m angry that he is being treated like this. He did not fight against the evil apartheid system to be treated like this. I will support him all the way and I’m sure the community in Nkandla will do the same.
Nevertheless, he maintained that Zuma remains a loyal member of the ANC, adding that the Msholozi branch in Nkandla is planning a welcoming ceremony for him.
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