South African President Jacob Zuma is being criticised over plans to build a new town only three kilometres from his
The ambitious project would be the first new town to be built since the end of apartheid.
But, with half of the $250m cost coming from taxpayers' coffers, many say the president is putting his personal interests before those of the country.
Al Jazeera's Tania Page reports from Nkandla in KwaZulu-Natal province.
Source: Al Jazeera