Fired up by king, Zulu nationalism confronts modern South Africa

April 24, 2015 9:33 AM

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Fired up by king, Zulu nationalism confronts modern South Africa

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - A crowd of stick-wielding supporters at a soccer stadium roared their approval as South Africa's Zulu king, Goodwill Zwelithini, insisted he was not behind a wave of violence against migrant workers he had compared a month before to head lice.

His words had been twisted by the media, he said. If he had really given the order for his legions of followers to attack, "this country would be ashes".

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