Zuma’s Son Supports King Zwelithini’s Shocking Statements

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News24| President Jacob Zuma’s son, Edward, has come out in full support of King Goodwill Zwelithini’s controversial call to deport foreigners from South Africa. “We need to be aware that as a country we are sitting on a ticking time bomb of them (foreigners) taking over the country.

“The reason why I am saying that is because some of the foreigners are working for private security companies where they have been employed for cheap labour. These companies are running away from complying with South African labour laws,” said the president’s eldest son.

Zuma told News24 in an interview he fully agreed with Zwelithini’s sentiments that “foreigners needed to leave the country.” Zwelithini allegedly made the comments, which have sparked criticism, at a moral regeneration rally in Pongola, northern KwaZulu-Natal, two weeks ago.

The Zulu king reportedly said that foreigners were changing the nature of South African society as they were taking advantage of the poorly behaved and undisciplined locals.

Zwelithini was also quoted as saying, “We urge all foreigners to pack their bags and leave.”

Despite the South African Human Rights Commission now probing the Zulu king’s utterances, Zuma junior said, as a citizen of South Africa, he fully agreed with the king. He said some foreigners didn’t have legal documentation permitting them to be in the country.

The time bomb, charged Zuma, was that some foreigners were carrying guns and some of them were soldiers in their home countries.

“In South Africa you need to have a gun licence to be able to carry a gun. Where are their licences? We can’t rule out the possibility of a coup in the future. The government needs to clean out everyone that is in the country illegally. They need to leave,” said Zuma. — News24.

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  • Tino

    The King is a clown of the highest order.He gets R50 million grant annually, state helicopter and other extras.Three months down the line he is broke.One wonders why.It is the lack of knowledge among the South African high officials which makes them ridiculously stupid.To be crowned King in prehistoric times, you had to oppress others.Zwelithini only only became king because his ancestors managed to oppress fellow villagers and killed those who opposed their establishment.Otherwise there is no other explanation as to how so and so has a kingdom.He has to learn basics of budgeting.
    It is sad that while the Nkandla issue is hot, Zwelithini has also proposed a town to be built for him as a symbol of power.JZ”s son could do himself and the family a favour by staying away from the controversial chief.His family has been from one scandal to another and they really need redemption.
    The King and South Africa need to be told that Zimbabwe could have gone miles had it not been for Thabo Mbeki who annointed a loser Mugabe to be president.The results of the miscalculation are the influx of Zimbabweans into SA.
    It is very painful to hear someone calling a person from Mozambique who shares same culture with you a foreigner, while they fear the whites and still call them bass.You see an old man of 65 in the mine removing his helmet for a 22 year old white apprentice in respect.Shame.Dignity is more important than money.I call upon all Zimbabwean to consider pride an dignity and come back home, results might not be imminent but the Gods will deliver us one day.Our political leaders also have to take heed Zwelithini and Zuma”s statements.They are tantamount to xenophobia

  • Tino

    The King is a clown of the highest order.He gets R50 million grant annually, state helicopter and other extras.Three months down the line he is broke.One wonders why.It is the lack of knowledge among the South African high officials which makes them ridiculously stupid.To be crowned King in prehistoric times, you had to oppress others.Zwelithini only only became king because his ancestors managed to oppress fellow villagers and killed those who opposed their establishment.Otherwise there is no other explanation as to how so and so has a kingdom.He has to learn basics of budgeting.
    It is sad that while the Nkandla issue is hot, Zwelithini has also proposed a town to be built for him as a symbol of power.JZ”s son could do himself and the family a favour by staying away from the controversial chief.His family has been from one scandal to another and they really need redemption.
    The King and South Africa need to be told that Zimbabwe could have gone miles had it not been for Thabo Mbeki who annointed a loser Mugabe to be president.The results of the miscalculation are the influx of Zimbabweans into SA.
    It is very painful to hear someone calling a person from Mozambique who shares same culture with you a foreigner, while they fear the whites and still call them bass.You see an old man of 65 in the mine removing his helmet for a 22 year old white apprentice in respect.Shame.Dignity is more important than money.I call upon all Zimbabwean to consider pride an dignity and come back home, results might not be imminent but the Gods will deliver us one day.Our political leaders also have to take heed Zwelithini and Zuma”s statements.They are tantamount to xenophobia

  • Mhlakazanhlansi

    so what are u looking for in sa, or why are hordes of yor relatives there?
    king zwelithini and zuma are speaking from their own country – own soil – how abt u and me?? some thought ….

  • Mhlakazanhlansi

    so what are u looking for in sa, or why are hordes of yor relatives there?
    king zwelithini and zuma are speaking from their own country – own soil – how abt u and me?? some thought ….

  • Tino

    Its a phase in life and history is funny.few years back Mozambicans were ridiculed but today their country is on track. Lets not beshort sighted.im not in SA but i do symbathise with economic refugees driven there as a result of SADC policy failures.Butfact remains the king has a lost head

  • Tino

    Its a phase in life and history is funny.few years back Mozambicans were ridiculed but today their country is on track. Lets not beshort sighted.im not in SA but i do symbathise with economic refugees driven there as a result of SADC policy failures.Butfact remains the king has a lost head

  • tina mae

    this Zuma seem is realy shallow minded if ones looks at the reasons he putting across. silly

  • tina mae

    this Zuma seem is realy shallow minded if ones looks at the reasons he putting across. silly