Edward Zuma to apologise for Gordhan, Hanekom 'sell-out' comments
Former president Jacob Zuma’s son Edward has agreed to apologise to all South Africans for his “sell out” hate speech remarks directed at ministers Pravin Gordhan and Derek Hanekom last year.
Zuma initially opposed the application, which was launched by the SA Human Rights Commission.
He left court before it was read into the record.
His comments were labelled hate speech and he was directed to issue an unconditional apology within seven days. It has to be directed to all South Africans, and it will published by the commission.
Zuma’s comments were made in an open letter.
It in he called Hanekom an askari, “no better than a vile dog”, and Gordhan a racist who viewed black people as nothing more than “k*****s”.