South African Opposition Disrupts President's Speech

February 12, 2015 5:49 PM

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Opposition lawmakers have interrupted South African President Jacob Zuma during an annual address to parliament, saying he should answer questions about a scandal over more than $20 million in state spending on his private home.

Zuma began his state-of-the-nation speech Thursday evening, but several opposition lawmakers rose to their feet to protest the president's purported failure to provide answers about the spending at his Nkandla residence.

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