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MDC activist impressed by self imposed Ndebele King

by Stephen Jakes
20 Jul 2017 at 10:24hrs | Views
MDC activist Bekezela Maduma Fuzwayo has said the approach made by the self imposed Ndebele King Stanely Tshuma Khumalo is impressing and he is tempted to like it.

Tshuma Khumalo recently launched the Mthwakazi flag which he said will be hoisted on September 12 during his official coronation. He said this is the day when the Zimbabwean flag will be lowed like what happened to the Union Jack in 1980 when Zimbabwe gained independence from colonial rule.

"Indeed I appreciate that Stanley Tshuma (Khumalo) is not or may not be the right heir but I am tempted to like the way he has positioned himself to be the King. He has a huge fighting spirit in him which is a lesson to most people from my region," Fuzwayo said.

"We have been forced to believe and adopt a culture that whatever position of authority or power we must hold must be seconded to us and be blessed from somewhere. That has forced us to accept second class citizenship and as a result we remain downtrodden. The fact that our "genuine" king who we have waited for all this time will have to be blessed first by people from outside us and be incorporated under a government ministry (Abednico Ncube) on its own says we are just wasting time and not yet ready to have a king who will indeed help protect and uplift out culture and aspirations without fear or subjectivity."

He said indeed Stanley Raphael Khumalo is not the heir to the royal throne and we may not be obliged to express allegiance to him but his message is clear to the royal Khumalo clan that they have taken too long negotiating for power and power for the downtrodden can not be negotiated without force otherwise it remains as fake an arrangement as it is with Stanley Tshuma.

"Kuyini sesiziyangisa kangaka ebantwini sesilamakhosi amabili ngenxa yokuvuma ukutshwelwa okokwenza ngento engeyethu. We meet eMhlanhlandlela mhlaka 6 September siyokhumbula inkosi yohlanga," he said.

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