[LISTEN] Mandela might be dining with Satan where he is - Ayanda Mabulu

Controversial painter Ayanda Mabulu has struck again with his latest artwork.

This time, Mabula has painted former President Mandela on a Nazi flag doing the Nazi salute.

In a controversial debate, Eusebius McKaiser engaged Mabulu on his latest painting and spoke to Sello Hatang from the Nelson Mandela Foundation on why the foundation is against the painting.

The Nelson Mandela Foundation, whenever these portrayals come through we have to think through how do we tackle the creative art without being seen to be policing it.

Sello Hatang, Nelson Mandela Foundation CEO

What Hitler has done to the Jewish people in Germany, he killed them. Right now in this country, black people in this country are now men walking in the streets hustling everyday suffocating slowly rotting inside because Mandela and his cronies in the ANC failed them.

Ayanda Mabulu, Artist

Hatang extended an invitation to Mabulu for coffee so they can understand his stance on Nelson Mandela but it was not well received by the artist.

Mabulu asked why the Nelson Mandela Foundation doesn't have Rooibos tea with poor people of this country?

I'm not too important. They must go focus their energy on the poor and marginalised people of this country.

Ayanda Mabulu, Artist

You will probably poison me. Right now from where you are seating you will go and buy Ratex and put it in that coffee to poison me and get rid of me. I'm sorry I'm not coming.

Ayanda Mabulu, Artist

McKaiser probed Mabulu on why he has those sentiments towards Hatang and is refusing to have coffee with him, in an attempt to understand one another.

This man is being paid by the Mandela Foundation and all that and he is sitting there and representing something of a huge failure and he knows it. He is fattening his pockets every month end.

Ayanda Mabulu, Artist

Mabulu continued to describe the former Statesman in his views.

One of the things that Madiba has done was to create and organise charities. He made sure to stagnate our people and he created these dwarfish RDP houses where my people are now rotting and being eaten by rats.

Ayanda Mabulu, Artist

You are so idolising Mandela who right now might be rotting in hell. I'm sure even God is so disappointed to send him only to come out only wearing some shirts with foreign names to represent his people; only to find out he is going to be the one to devour them and leave them as wretches down there in the streets constantly exhibited - as some as racial society says, some monkeys with human abilities.

Ayanda Mabulu, Artist

This is what Mandela has done. And today we are highly racialised, we are looked at as poor wretches who have to be submissive to everything that is going to throw crumbs of bread. That is the legacy that Mandela has left.

Ayanda Mabulu, Artist

He might be dining with Satan wherever he is because the legacy he left us with is highly evil.

Ayanda Mabulu, Artist

The conversation continued on twitter...

Listen to the full interview below:


Recommended

by NEWSROOM AI
Read More
Ramaphosa to reveal details of stimulus plan to give SA's economy urgent 'CPR'

Ramaphosa to reveal details of stimulus plan to give SA's economy urgent 'CPR'

A stimulus package is a package of economic measures put together by a government to stimulate a struggling economy.

[LISTEN] 'Boys are taught to act out, they are not taught to talk out'

[LISTEN] 'Boys are taught to act out, they are not taught to talk out'

Child protection and development specialist Luke Lamprecht talks about how to repair the lives and the souls of abused boys.

Don't blame racism on illness says Eusebius

Don't blame racism on illness says Eusebius

Eusebius McKaiser says it is not unethical for the media to accurately quote the word k***ir if it was used by someone.

Key steps to building an effective performance management process

Key steps to building an effective performance management process

It's not an event or a punitive process used exclusively for promotions, dismissal or bonuses, explains HR guru Renee Kruger.

The weed debate continues

The weed debate continues

Callers on the Eusebius McKaiser Show discuss the ConCourt's ruling to decriminalize dagga.

'What took big banks so long to shut Gupta accounts?', Pieter-Louis Myburgh asks

'What took big banks so long to shut Gupta accounts?', Pieter-Louis Myburgh asks

Journo Pieter-Louis Myburgh says other banking execs need to be questioned about their potential complicitness in the Gupta saga.

Popular articles
[LISTEN] We respect the independence of the Reserve Bank - ANC

[LISTEN] We respect the independence of the Reserve Bank - ANC

The African National Congress explains why it has retracted an earlier statement on the repo rate.

DStv Premium on a downward spiral, warns tech guru

DStv Premium on a downward spiral, warns tech guru

DStv has lost about 140 000 Premium subscribers to Netflix over the past two years, tech expert Arthur Goldstuck.

ANC Tshwane gives mayor ultimatum on non-compliant buildings

ANC Tshwane gives mayor ultimatum on non-compliant buildings

ANC in Tshwane has given the Executive mayor Solly Msimanga 48 hours to produce occupation certificates for three buildings.

Athol Trollip: We respect the court's judgment

Athol Trollip: We respect the court's judgment

Trollip says the DA respects that NMB has a new government, saying that he has learned fundamental lessons about coalitions.

Don't blame racism on illness says Eusebius

Don't blame racism on illness says Eusebius

Eusebius McKaiser says it is not unethical for the media to accurately quote the word k***ir if it was used by someone.

Tax ombud to probe Sars – yet again - after taxpayers complain

Tax ombud to probe Sars – yet again - after taxpayers complain

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Adv. Eric Mkhawane, CEO at the Office of the Tax Ombud.

[LISTEN] 'Lesufi has been attacking Afrikaans schools since 2014'

[LISTEN] 'Lesufi has been attacking Afrikaans schools since 2014'

The Freedom Front Plus says the Gauteng Education MEC has flouted school language policies and is destroying Afrikaans.