King Zwelithini's free guest houses will help uphold his royal status - spokesperson

2017-07-12 20:43

Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini is trying to uphold the status of the royal family by using three renovated government houses in Ulundi to accommodate his international visitors, his spokesperson says.

SAHRC's report on King Zwelithini delayed

2016-05-04 18:00

The release of a report into Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini’s alleged xenophobic statements will be delayed, the South African Human Rights Commission says.

SA needs courageous leaders – King Zwelithini

2016-02-23 17:31

Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini has urged leaders of political parties to rise above party interests and put KwaZulu-Natal and South Africa first.

Premier’s office defends king, denounces apartheid

2015-12-07 22:12

The KwaZulu-Natal Premiers office has seemingly come out in defence of King Goodwill Zwelithini’s alleged pro-National Party comments saying the he was entitled to freedom of speech.

Preliminary probe into Zwelithni's alleged utterances complete - SAHRC

2015-11-27 22:29

Preliminary investigation into the alleged utterances made by the King Goodwill Zwelithini have been completed, the South African Human Rights Commission says.

Presidency rubbishes 'clash of kings' report

2015-09-13 21:04

The Presidency has denied setting up a "high level government mediation team" to discuss an alleged insult by the AmaMpondo King Zanozuko Sigcau.

Stop attacking Zulu king - IFP

2015-07-07 22:49

The IFP has lashed out at political parties in KwaZulu-Natal, especially the DA, claiming they are "obsessed" with Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini.

Zwelithini's advisers to investigate xenophobia complaints before responding

2015-05-20 15:41

King Goodwill Zwelithini’s advisers will investigate the “genuineness" and "fairness” of the complaints made against him before responding, says Judge Jerome Ngwenya, who is leading the king’s team of advisers.

White South Africans, listen more but don't be silent

2015-04-28 08:20

Max du Preez says he felt the effects of the new dictum that white South Africans should shut up, stick to their own kind and let their black compatriots do the talking and the governing.

Foreigners burnt alive won’t scare migrants from SA

2015-04-23 10:56

Angry mobs that have burnt foreigners alive and ransacked their businesses aren’t enough to deter the tide of immigrants flocking to South Africa.


Zulu king backs jailed Dalindyebo

2016-10-09 06:29

Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini has apparently lent credence to a desperate, last-ditch campaign by Eastern Cape royals to convince President Jacob Zuma to give abaThembu king Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo a presidential pardon.

Zulu king shows little remorse for contributing to xenophobic violence - LHR

2016-04-06 18:45

Lawyers for Human Rights has condemned King Goodwill Zwelithini’s "unwillingness to cooperate" with the group investigating last year’s xenophobic attacks in Durban.

IFP: ‘Political move to obliterate kingship in KZN’

2015-12-09 10:38

The IFP has raised concerns about the manner in which the affairs of Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini are being administered.

Zulu King cleared of inciting violence

2015-12-02 12:53

A preliminary report has absolved Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini of ­inciting violence against foreign ­nations.

Zwelithini has role to play in fighting xenophobia

2015-11-18 13:02

King Goodwill Zwelithini must “actively participate” in dialogue between South Africans and cross-border migrants to improve social cohesion in the country.

Maidens told to use Zwelithini's advice wisely

2015-08-22 18:17

Zulu maidens from the Ilembe District Municipality who will be participating in the annual Reed Dance have been told to take King Goodwill Zwelithini’s advice and use it wisely.

Brits fob off Zwelithini

2015-06-24 16:15

The British Royal family have shrugged off demands made by Zulu monarch Goodwill Zwelithini that they reimburse the Zulu kingdom for destroying his great-grandfather’s palace in 1879.

Zwelithini remains mum on ICC complaint

2015-04-30 12:50

A spokesperson for the Royal Zulu household says the monarch would not be drawn into commenting on a complaint of hate speech laid against King Goodwill Zwelithini by a Nigerian human rights organisation.

Nigerian group calls for ICC probe of Zulu king

2015-04-23 20:24

A Nigerian group has called for the International Criminal Court to investigate Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini for hate speech.

Imbizo crowd boos non-Zulu speakers

2015-04-20 13:09

The crowd at the anti-xenophobia imbizo in Durban spearheaded by King Goodwill Zwelithini booed anyone who tried to address the crowd who was not Zulu, a News24 reporter there says.

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