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National 7.10.2013 11.30 am

Insult Zuma and face God’s wrath

President Jacob Zuma. Picture: Kopano Tlape/GCIS
Those who insult leaders in positions of authority would be cursed, President Jacob Zuma has warned.

Zuma says this is because God has made a connection between the government and the church, IOL reports.

Addressing the 33rd Presbyterian Synod in Giyani, Limpopo, on Sunday, Zuma went on to say that “If you don’t respect those in leadership, if you don’t respect authority then you are bordering on a curse.”

Zuma urged the church to pray for politicians who insult leaders.

“Because if you allow them to insult those in authority, you are creating a society that is angry with itself,” said Zuma.

Julius Malema, leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), and the DA’s Lindiwe Mazibuko have led the pack of opposition leaders who question Zuma’s leadership and morality.

Malema had previously called Zuma a “morally bankrupt” leader who lacks direction and marries wives every year while in June, Mazibuko said Zuma had not earned her respect because he, among other things, built a “palace” for himself in Nkandla and failed to honour his promises.

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Pieter2013-10-11 06:36:53
The gods must be crazy
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Pieter2013-10-11 06:36:04
The gods must be crazy!
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Pieter2013-10-11 06:35:19
The gods must be crazy.
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Stephanus Nel2013-10-08 00:59:23
I really am amazed that Mr Zuma can make a statement like this because he does not believe in GOD because GOD was taken out of parlement.
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Marc Cramer2013-10-08 00:03:46
President Zuma, I will state this once and once only. You and your police are a pathetic buch of lazy, unknowledgeable, corrupt, uncaring humans who don't deserve the jobs they have. You created a hot-line to which I have had much communication regarding police who don't do their duty and it has gone cold. I have sent more letters to the hot-line and I am being ignored. Now tell your god or the god of your government to look into this and if I am worng, then this god can curse me. If I am correct in all I say and have claimed I want you and your god to apologise to me and the many other women who have been raped in this country since you have been in power. By the way, do you talk to your god? If so, may I have an appointment because I have a few things to discuss. Thanks. Marc Cramer
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Oh Please2013-10-07 21:09:23
Oh please - it is like "the ancestors will be disappointed if you don't vote ANC" statement. People can insult leaders all they want. Especially bad leaders. Does God approve of bad or corrupt leaders? What about leaders such as Hitler or Amin? Will God curse us if we insulted them? What a load of hogwash. Only the sheeple (who this is obviously aimed at) will believe such nonsense. Does Zuma have a hotline to God to know what God is thinking? Statements like these really upset me...
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UGH!!!2013-10-07 21:05:54
Oh please - it is like "the ancestors will be disappointed if you don't vote ANC" statement. People can insult leaders all they want. Especially bad leaders. Does God approve of bad or corrupt leaders? What about leaders such as Hitler or Amin? Will God curse us if we insulted them? What a load of hogwash. Only the sheeple (who this is obviously aimed at) will believe such nonsense. Does Zuma have a hotline to God to know what God is thinking? Statements like these really upset me.
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