President Jacob Zuma told an event in his home province of KwaZulu-Natal that Christianity brought about “orphans” and “old-age homes” thereby destroying Africa’s traditions, according to South Africa’s Times newspaper.
“As Africans, long before the arrival of religion and [the] gospel, we had our own ways of doing things,” he said.
“Those were times that the religious people refer to as dark days but we know that, during those times, there were no orphans or old-age homes. Christianity has brought along these things.”
Mr Zuma’s office later issued a statement saying that his comments had been reported in a “misleading manner” and were aimed at ensuring South Africans do not neglect African culture…
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Blaming Christianity in 2011 and more recently Jan van Riebeeck’s arrival as the beginning of all SA’s problems Like every other Government, the ANC must take the blame for their own arrogance.
Everyone always thought that South Africa would never go the same way as the rest of Africa, because our people were “different”. Well the problem is that it is not “our people” ruling the country. The people ruling the country are terrorist exiles that were allowed back into the country after decades of living in luxury abroad. They were not South Africans! They were foreigners that came back into the country and handed the reigns.
Look at all the names of people in high places today, all the black multi-millionaires and billionaires and you will notice that they are all interconnected, the old exiles, their friends and families. The esprit de corps among the ANC was grown over decades in exile, nothing would break it, “All for one and one for all.” To the ANC that is what its all about.
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