The media company, South African Broadcasting Corporation, has recently apologised to Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, a Presidential Hopeful, after the broadcasting corporation referred to her as “President Jacob Zuma’s ex-wife.”
It has been reported that the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) had to apologise to her last month as well after the broadcasting corporation referred to her as “Mini-Zuma.” The SABC stated that this reference to Dlamini-Zuma was a mistake that was attributed to “human error.”
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Briefly.co.za learned from bbc.com that the CEO of SABC, Nomsa Philiso, stated that their references to Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma were “demeaning,” “sexist and wrong.”
According to reports, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma was once the chairperson of the African Union Commission. Now, her former husband, President Jacob Zuma, has recommended her to replace him as the President of South Africa. Jacob Zuma is set to step out of office in December.
Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma and Jacob Zuma reportedly got divorced in 1998.
Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma took to Twitter and responded to SABC’s apology by stating that it is their duty to report news properly. She went on to state that since the broadcasting corporation has apologised to her twice, she hopes that there isn’t going to be another occurrence of this incident.
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