Zulu King Will Visit Israel Despite Gov’s Discouraging Such Trips

JTA: South Africa’s Zulu king accepted an invitation to visit Israel despite his  government discouraging such visits.

On Tuesday, King Goodwill Zwelithini of Zulu accepted the invitation from  Israel’s ambassador to South Africa, Dov Segev-Steinberg, to visit Israel early  next year, according to the embassy in Pretoria.

An embassy statement said the king “vowed to use his official visit to  explore ways to intensify the co-operation between South Africa and Israel, and  especially between the Zulu people and the Israeli people.”

The Zulu are South Africa’s largest ethnic group, with an estimated  population of more than 10 million.

08/17/2012 7:54 AM by JPUpdates Staff

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