Zulu King refuses to apologise to African non-nationals

SABC News reported yesterday (Monday, 25th January 2016) that Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini has said he will not apologise for his utterances regarding foreign nationals that critics claim led to xenophobic attacks aimed at African non-nationals based in South Africa. The Zulu monarch was responding to a recommendation in a preliminary report by the South African Human Rights Commission. The report is believed to have exonerated the Zulu King of hate speech, but recommended an apology. Zwelithini spoke at the commemoration of the battle of Isandlwana at Nqutu at the weekend when he ruled out an apology.