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Zuma in doghouse after pet comments

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South African president Jacob Zuma got into a spot of bother Thursday when he suggested that owning a dog was not African and belonged to white culture. 

A man walks his dogs on Thursday past the Johannesburg home of former South Africa president Nelson Mandela. Current president Jacob Zuma got into a spot of bother when he suggested that owning a dog is not African and belongs to white culture.

Local media reported that Zuma had remarked that buying a dog, taking it for walks and paying for veterinary care belonged to "white" culture.

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