News that the fence around President Jacob Zuma’s private home in Nkandla is already collapsing has angered South Africans still hoping that the president will pay back some of the R246-million in state funds spent on “security upgrades” such as fencing, landscaping and paving, the installation of an amphitheatre and swimming pool, and the building of a cattle kraal and chicken run. Repairing the fence may leech even more public funds but at this point many people simply have an intense feeling of schadenfreude.
Nathi is a 3rd year graphic design student studying at the Durban University of Technology. He lives in Mayville, Durban and has a disability called ‘Micropthalmia’ – the underdevelopment of the eye, which causes visual impairment. His love for art and cartoons has always kept him going and looking beyond his disability.