(Breitbart) The head of the royal household of the Zulus has landed in the centre of a political storm after he made favourable comments about the former white minority government of South Africa.
King Goodwill Zwelithini spoke while visiting a cattle auction and gave a speech reflecting on his life and 44 years on the throne of the Zulu tribe. Straying into potentially controversial territory, the King remarked on the quality education in farming he had received from the white Afrikaners and the genuine respect he had been treated with by the former white rulers of the nation, reports South Africa’s Times.
The King also praised South Africa’s strong army and economy during Afrikaner minority rule, and lamented the declining state of the nation since black majority rule. Commenting on the sudden wave of anti-colonial feeling sweeping the country which has seen statues to the fathers of the nation torn down, King Zwelithini compared the people of the country to arsonists who “loved to use matches” to destroy apartheid-era infrastructure.
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