- Zulu King, Goodwill Zwelithini, has come forward to tell South Africans that he will be doing his part in the fight against xenophobia
- This statement follows a spate of recent violent attacks made against foreigners in Gauteng
- Zwelithini claims to have a plan which will bring unity to the country, starting with the Zulu nation
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Zulu King, Goodwill Zwelithini, told attendees at an annual reed dance recently that he plans on tackling the problem of xenophobia in South Africa.
A recent spate of violent attacks on foreigners has left Gauteng reeling and Zwelithini intends to do his part to help.
According to the Citizen, Zwelithini explained that many people had been contacting him to ask his opinion on the matter of the attacks.
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The King added that some of those who were interested in his point of view were people who had blamed xenophobic attitudes on Zwelithini’s leadership in the past.
Zwelithini claims to have a plan that will bring unity and peace to Gauteng.
Briefly.co.za gathered that the King believes that his presence in Johannesburg will activate a wave of calm over the city.
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“Can the violent people please give us a break because we know violence and what it has done to the nation?” Zwelithini asked.
Starting with South Africa's Zulu peoples, Zwelithini intends to unify the nation.
In his address, he went on to compare the current xenophobia in South Africa to the divisive tactics that colonisers used to use on African nations.
“This is the same thing that is happening today, disguised as xenophobia,” Zwelithini warned.
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