South African man using racial slur sparks backlash, Africa News & Top Stories

JOHANNESBURG (AFP) – A South African man who used a racial slur in a holiday video he posted online faced a backlash from across the political spectrum on Wednesday (Aug 22).

The man who has been identified on social media as Adam Catzavelos filmed himself wearing a straw hat and mirrored sunglasses on a pristine beach in an undisclosed seaside location.

“Amazing sea and not one kaffir in sight”, he said to the camera, using an insulting term for a black African.

A government minister called for the video to be reported to police.

“The racist video which shows a man allegedly identified as Adam Catzavelos using the ‘K-word’ is absolutely unacceptable,” tweeted Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa.

“We must all work together to isolate racists and report these incidences to law…

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