CNS Reporter
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14 Feb 2018
11:32 am

Controversial Sodwana guesthouse owner guilty of hate speech

CNS Reporter

Andre Slade, who in 2016 said he would never accommodate black people as he believed that black and white people should not mix, has been ordered to pay a R50 000 fine.

Andre Slade (54) and his Slovakian partner Katerina Krizaniova (28)

Former Sodwana Bay guesthouse owner Andre Slade (54) and his Slovakian partner Katerina Krizaniova (28), were found guilty of hate speech in the Ubombo Magistrate’s Court yesterday, Zululand Observer reports.

Slade and Krizaniova were ordered by Magistrate Tamo Moodley to pay a fine of R50 000, which will be donated to Mpilonhle, a non-profit organisation based in Mtubatuba, KwaZulu-Natal. This must be done within 60 days.

READ MORE: Sodwana Bay guesthouse owner Andre Slade opts for own defence

Following the judgement, Slade said that he would not be paying the fine, and would rather be killed or thrown in jail before he pays any money.

Slade made headlines in 2016 when he sent out an email barring blacks and government officials from his guesthouse in Sodwana Bay.

Sodwana Bay guesthouse owner Andre Slade opts for own defence

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