Zulu princess urges youth to pray, take a stand against crises

2016-07-07 19:30
Princess Nandi Zulu addressing youth at the Hilton Hotel in Durban. (Kaveel Singh, News24)

Princess Nandi Zulu addressing youth at the Hilton Hotel in Durban. (Kaveel Singh, News24)

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

Durban - South Africans need to pray and take a stand against various crises facing the country, Princess Nandi Zulu said on Thursday.

Zulu, the second daughter of King Goodwill Zwelithini, was speaking at the Hilton Hotel in Durban during a youth dialogue ahead of the upcoming 21st International Aids Conference.

"We should protect our families, ourselves and our communities. I would like to give a challenge to everyone to pray that God intervenes. It is scary the level of crisis we are in. There are financial crises, poverty, social ills and of course HIV/Aids," she said.

Zulu said rapid change was needed to affect a shift in society.

"We need to start taking a stand as individuals. God creates something every day. Why can't we refresh our thinking as a nation?"

Zulu said it was good that world leaders and experts in the field of HIV/Aids would gather for the Aids conference in Durban, however, she urged people to take control of their own lives.

"This is the 21st Aids conference talking about the same thing. We must start doing things differently. Choices start with an individual. You must heed the call of our leaders and be mindful of this disease and other ills."

She added that young people needed to channel their vigour towards positive things.

"Young people are energetic. You need to channel that energy to the right things. It is all in your hands now."

Read more on:    hiv aids

Inside News24


Matric Results are coming soon!

Notify me when results become available

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.