South Africa’s Deputy Minister Who Slapped A Woman For Calling Him A Gay Has Apologized

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The South African Deputy Minister of Higher Education who
slapped a woman for calling him a gay has shown remorsefulness.

Mduduzi Manana in a statement on Monday apologized for failing
to control his temper.

According to him his action was shameful—and he should have exercised

“Regardless of the extreme provocation, I should have exercised
restraint. That shameful incident should not have happened.

“I know that my actions
and those of the people in my company have disappointed and hurt many people in
the country. As a leader, I should have known better and acted better. I will
subject myself fully to the process of the law and give it my full

“I also commit myself to, when the time is
right, further engage with Ms Duma and her family to apologise, take
responsibility and address the harm that has occurred.

“I will also meet with my
organization, the ANC, and President Jacob Zuma to give a full account of the
incident,” he said in a statement.

Kofi Oppong Kyekyeku

I am a Ghanaian Broadcast Journalist/Writer who has an interest in General News, Sports, Entertainment, Health, Lifestyle and many more.

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