Eusebius asks, 'What is the best way to deal with a character like Mngxitama?'

CapeTalk/702 listeners weighed in on Black First Land First (BLF) leader, Andile Mngxitama's controversial speech, made at a rally in Potchefstroom this past weekend.

According to reports, Mngxitama said that for every black person killed by the taxi industry, the BLF will kill five white people.

Eusebius McKaiser asks, what is the best way to deal with inflammatory political speech?

We can't allow people like the BLF to say what they are saying. I think they should be criminally prosecuted and if found guilty I think he should go to jail for it.

Wayne, caller

I think Andile Mngxitama speech was taken out of context by the media. The guy did not just make a speech and said he is going to kill five whites for every black person killed. I think he was making a statement based on what Johan Rupert had said about being friends with the taxi bosses.

Steven, caller

Such speeches just take us thousands of kilometres backwards. We need white and black people together to take this country forward. This nonsense of Andile Mngitama is taking us backward.

Thulani, caller

The Democratic Alliance came out condemning Mngxitama's statement saying that it has reported him to the South African Human Rights Commission.

To hear the rest of the comments on Mngxitama's speech, listen below:


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