Menzi Ngubane. (PHOTO: GETTY IMAGES/GALLO IMAGES).
As Women’s Month comes to an end, there’s
nothing more amazing than Menzi Ngubane’s talk with young men about treating
Addressing the students of Mangosuthu
University of Technology as the keynote speaker, Menzi got very passionate when
speaking about men who beat women. “What makes you think that is okay?” he
asked the crowd in a video that was posted onto his Instagram page.
“I have daughters at home, they are my
children, and I don’t even beat them, even though they are mine – I would
rather sit them down and understand why a certain thing happened, and then
conclude by telling them never to do it again. That’s how you deal with
issues,” he said.
“Now, some of you don’t even have children,
but you find it okay to take a woman and beat her up, just to show how much of
a man you are – that’s not being a man, in fact, that’s being a coward,” he
“Come to people like us if you want to pick
a fight, we’ll show you.” Said the Isibaya actor.
See the video below.
“They should not fight. His mother was the
one who was stubborn and temperamental, but we didn’t fight. And looking at her [Sikelelwa] she is just
like my wife,” Ndodeni said.