Zuma calls for a national cleansing ceremony

President Jacob Zuma wants a national cleansing ceremony to restore what he has branded as the moral values of the nation, according to a report.

Zuma said the ritual would be of great importance in light of incidents such as the Marikana tragedy, the rape of elderly women and political assassinations, SABC radio news reported.

He said people who were not cleansed harboured grudges.

According to the report, Zuma said he would call on Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu to help lead the national cleansing ceremony.

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