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President Jacob Zuma spends time with the elderly near Chatsworth. (Amanda Khoza, News24)
President Jacob Zuma spends time with the elderly near Chatsworth. (Amanda Khoza, News24)

Durban – President Jacob Zuma on Wednesday emphasised the importance of family, saying building a nation began at home.

Zuma, who said he'd had a bout of flu, was addressing the elderly at a Christmas party organised by the Masiqhakaze Women’s Organisation at the Savannah Park Sports Grounds near Chatsworth.

“The elderly are a blessing in society," said Zuma. "My heart breaks when I hear that they are being called witches because they live long.”

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