South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma has hinted he may have the capacity to take a fifth spouse to accompany him via previous age, the daily newspaper The superstar mentioned Wednesday.
right through a discuss with to a Durban township Tuesday in KwaZulu-Natal, the seventy two-12 months-previous mentioned in Zulu “Angakayakhi indlu yokugugela… laba ngisabathathile nje” (I do have better halves but I’m yet to marry my closing one). the group, most of them elderly, laughed and cheered, The famous person stated.
Zuma, who on Sunday stated he was in “perfect condition” after a stay in health facility in June, had earlier given a speech concerning the need to recognize and tend for older folks. Sihawu Ngubane, a professor at KwaZulu-Natal university, was once quoted by means of the newspaper as announcing it was rather same old among Zulu folks for a man who practises polygamy to take a last spouse for his remaining years, once in a while the youthful sister of considered one of his wives.
“They name the final wife ‘indlu yokugugela’ (the home by which i will age in) for the reason that responsibility of having a look after the husband in their previous age predominantly lies with the junior wife, who’s incessantly youthful than the other other halves and extra agile in case there’s an emergency,” he mentioned.
Zuma, who has round 20 kids, has married six instances but at the moment has 4 other halves on the state’s budget, despite criticism from some tax-payers.