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King Charles leaves S African president baffled with his speech

King Charles opened his speech using six greetings from nine African languages

By Web Desk
November 26, 2022

King Charles III and Queen Camilla , alongside the Prince and Princess of Wales, hosted South African president Cyril Ramaphosa at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday.

The Britain's new monarch left the guest baffled as he chose to open his speech using six greetings from nine African languages – including Venda, President Ramaphosa's own language.

Ramaphosa's response to Charles' words went down a storm as he was seen reacting with enthusiasm and turning to the Princess after each utterance. Kate's ever green smile and positive gesture also turned cameras and apparently distracted the king from his speech as well.

Kate Middleton, who is undoubtedly an absolute epitome of beauty, style and culture, drew all the attention as she did let her composure slip momentarily during the speech given by her father-in-law.

Some began to speculate that Kate stole Charles' thunder. Prince William's wife attracted massive applause for her chic appearance in a bridal white Jenny Packham 'Elspeth' dress, which was adorned with sequins. She completed her gorgeous look with the Lover's Knot tiara – a favourite of the late Princess Diana.