President Jacob Zuma used a chartered aircraft to attend the memorial service of Fidel Castro in Cuba while his presidential jet appeared to be "fully functional". DA MP Kobus Marais said on Thursday that despite Inkwazi‚ the presidential jet‚ being "fully functional‚ as its recent flights prove‚ the President continues to charter other jets using publics funds". Marais said records showed that at least six flights were undertaken by Inkwazi in November. "On Tuesday morning‚ the president flew to Cuba for Fidel Castro’s memorial service in a luxurious Gulfstream 550 that was reportedly chartered from an Angolan Company‚ Bestfly. This is the same company that flew Zuma to China to attend the Group of 20 in September‚" he said in a statement. "The crew on the plane must be cleared by SANDF intelligence‚ and the crew should preferably be South African citizens. "The chartering of the plane from Bestfly is not only in contravention of clear government directives‚ it is also costing taxp...

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