President Jacob Zuma’s version of history - that Apartheid caused South Africa to be so violent - seems, somewhat surprisingly, not entirely accurate.
Let us first remember that Jacob Zuma is a Zulu – this proudly announced by himself when taking numerous wives, as it’s his culture apparently.
Let us briefly look at this culture he is so proud of, and obviously therefore also his heritage:
Shaka Zulu (1787-1828), King of the Zulus, who according to various sources was either a fairly benevolent chief who carved himself out a kingdom by warring on neighbouring tribes or a bloodthirsty butcher who was responsible for the deaths of millions of people in what is today Zululand.
Dingane Zulu (1795–1840), King of the Zulus, who in 1828 assassinated his half-brother - Shaka – with the help of others and in 1838 murdered Piet Retief and his delegation of Boers after signing a treaty with them. Dingane, or Dingaan, was in turn assassinated by followers of Mpande in 1840.
Dear President Zuma, I would sincerely appreciate it if you would no longer use Apartheid as an excuse for all, and everything, that has gone wrong in this country whilst you have been at the helm.
I would further appreciate it if you would cease and desist from fermenting racial hatred between the various ethnic groups in South Africa as this is not helping our situation.
If possible I would also like to see you remove yourself from your position as leader of this great country as I know of nobody who approves of your methods, your lifestyle or your manner and I personally feel that you are doing more harm than good.
We require a statesman and a capable leader if we are to go forward in peace towards prosperity and you have proven yourself to be neither.
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