Best of Jacob Zuma


This picture taken on November 22, 2013 in Johannesburg shows the... News PhotoCommunity,Finance,Government,Horizontal,Jacob Zuma,Johannesburg,Newspaper,Publication,Showing,South Africa,The Media,ThreatsPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPThis picture taken on November 22, 2013 in Johannesburg shows the covers of two local South African newspapers which defied government threats and published pictures of President Jacob Zuma's private home, which was controversially revamped using $20 million of taxpayers' money. State Security Minister Siyabonga Cwele had on November 21 warned media to stop publishing photographs or footage of Zuma's rural home, arguing that doing so was in violation of security laws. But newspapers ignored the warning and on November 22 splashed on their front pages pictures of Zuma's lavishly-refurbished homestead, photographs that have previously run in the media with no government repercussions. AFP PHOTO / ALEXANDER JOE (Photo credit should read ALEXANDER JOE/AFP/Getty Images)