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LISTEN: Radio presenter forces guest to speak in English

by online
06 Mar 2017 at 12:53hrs | Views

Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini's spokesman Lumka Oliphant was kicked off a radio show for refusing to answer questions about the social grants crisis in English.

Talk Radio 702 morning show host Xolani Gwala introduced Oliphant to listeners but she elected to answer his questions in isiZulu.

This‚ initially‚ appeared to frustrate the talk show host who asked: "Just for the benefit of all my listeners could you please just respond in English."

"People want to know‚ will the grants be paid‚" he said before she continued speaking in isiZulu.

"If you don't want to talk I'm sorry‚ I'm going to have to move on because you clearly don't want to do this and you are determined to disrespect the medium‚" he added‚ ending the call.

Listen to the conversation here to decide for yourself.

Source - online