MANZINI- Phetsile Masilela, President of the Association of Christian Artist of Eswatini (ACASWA) has apologized to the Nation particularly the Christian fraternity following the arrest of gospel artist Mzwakhe Myeni.
In an interview with this Swaziland News, the ACASWA President said after this publication published the story, they engage Myeni to hear his side of the story and he denied the allegations levelled against him. The gospel artist stand accused of threatening to cut off former Uzalo actor Simphiwe Melusi Nxumalo who is living with albinism among other complainants
“We engaged Mzwakhe over this matter advised that he issue a statement of apology. The intention of engaging him was to get his side of the story. We then advise him to apologize to the Christian fraternity because the allegations against him will tarnish his image, the image of ACASWA, and the gospel industry at large,” she said.
Masilela then extended an apology on behalf of ACASWA for the alleged behavior of Myeni saying as an association, they were against any form of violence.
. “As ACASWA we are against violence and condemn it. We would also like to sincerely apologize to the albinism community for the alleged incident,” she added.
In a statement in our possession the gospel artist apologized for the alleged charges labelled against him. “My sincere apologies to all gospel artists and stakeholders that are negatively affected by this matter,” he said.
ACASWA President Phetsile Masilela