BBC journo who interviewed Duduzane Zuma says apple doesn't fall far from tree

BBC Correspondent Milton Nkosi shared his experience of grilling Duduzane Zuma in an exclusive interview with the TV network.

President Jacob Zuma's son told the BBC that he is likable and his relationship with the Guptas has nothing to do with who his father is.

According to Nkosi, Duduzane came across as deceptively kind and humble.

Read: Duduzane Zuma a case of like father, like son

He's very polished, very calm and in many ways I thought to myself this is like father like son.

Milton Nkosi, BBC Correspondent

He's very polite. There's no sense of the arrogance that you would associate with the newspapers.

Milton Nkosi, BBC Correspondent

I thought I'd find a bloated, egocentric individual. To be honest, I found the opposite.

Milton Nkosi, BBC Correspondent

Also read: Duduzane Zuma claims he's likable

Many people who've met Zuma drop their guard because his cordial and humble approach and the warmth of the environment they create

Milton Nkosi, BBC Correspondent

If you're not careful, you completely forget the issues at hand.

Milton Nkosi, BBC Correspondent

Nkosi says Duduzane is now on the record denying corruption allegations against him.

Take a listen to him reflect on his interview experience:


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