Posted by on January 3, 2019 6:35 am
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Album of apartheid-era songs sung by ex-president labelled a waste of taxpayers’ money

The former South African president Jacob Zuma’s plan to record an album of apartheid-era struggle songs has provoked a political row as opposition politicians labelled the project a taxpayer-funded waste of money.

Zuma, ousted last year amid multiple fraud scandals, is famed for his baritone singing voice and regularly bursts into song at rallies for the ruling African National Congress party (ANC) and at public events.

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