Municipality recording deal for Jacob Zuma fails miserably to impress

Municipality recording deal for Jacob Zuma fails miserably to impress

News of a recording deal between eThekwini municipality and former president Jacob Zuma has caused a stir on social media with people voicing their disapproval

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A recording deal which aims to ‘preserve’ South African heritage through song has been struck between eThekwini municipality and former president Jacob Zuma.

The deal has been trending on Twitter after the head of Parks, Recreation and Culture Thembinkosi Ngcobo had announced it.

Ngcobo had taken to social media to announce the deal and had visited the ex-president in Nkandla, where Zuma had invited the municipality representatives for lunch and what they had described as ‘enthralling’ story-telling.

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Briefly.co.za learned Ubaba would record his favourite struggle songs this upcoming year as part of the city’s integrated development plan.

Ngcobo added their aim was to unite the people through and stimulate economic growth "either through music or sport or cultural activities."

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However the latest move from the municipality has received an abundance of critisism and failed dismally to impress South Africans who had voiced their opinion on social media.

Here are just a few of the reactions posted on social media platform Twitter:

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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