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Longest legislative speech

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  • Who: Chief Mangosuthu Buthelez

  • What: Longest legislative speech

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The longest speech made was one by Chief Mangosuthu Buthelezi, the Zulu leader, when he gave an address to the KwaZulu legislative assembly between 12 and 29 Mar 1993. He spoke on 11 of the 18 days, averaging nearly 2½ hours on each of the 11 days.

 

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