King Zwelithini's apartheid comments spark debate among South Africans

King Goodwill Zwelithini has sparked heated debates among South Africans after his comments where he praised the apartheid regime over the weekend.

702 callers weighed-in on the issue, debating the meaning behind the comments by the Zulu monarch.

Listen to the interview below:

...It shows that we have some problems that we need to address...The ruling party made some mistakes when they negotiated.

Mushera, caller

...People don't understand the structure of leadership in KZN, it is different from the other provinces. It is the King's office because he opens (the provincial) Parliament.

Chief Makhanya, caller

We need to have intellectuals who decide our fate, not people who tell us that their blood is royal.

Kefilwe, caller

...Zuma wants to practice republicanism while showing himself as part of the Zulu kingdom. That can only divide the country, that can only have negative repercussions.

Thato, caller

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