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Marriage is a cultural must for new Zulu king Misuzulu kaZwelithini

Independent online (SA) 11 May 2021
DURBAN - ZULU King Misuzulu kaZwelithini would be compelled by culture to get married before he could officially issue royal orders. This is according to a culture and history expert, Jabulani Maphalala. Unless extraordinary circumstances did not permit it, Zulu culture dictated ...
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South Africa: Uproar as new Zulu king is named

Ghana Web 08 May 2021
A commotion broke out Friday evening after the eldest son of South Africa’s late Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini was chosen as successor to the throne, AP reports ... From the legendary King Shaka to the one who just passed, Zulu history continues to be made on the particular ethnic level as well as in the larger context of South African history.
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Succession battle rages as Zulu ruler buried in South Africa

The Observer 06 May 2021
Queen Shiyiwe Mantfombi Dlamini Zulu in September 2013 ...History has taught us that at the best of times, issues of succession in the Zulu kingdom tend to bring out the worst in people as they position themselves to secure their interests,” wrote local journalist Cyril Madlala on the Daily Maverick news website.
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South Africa’s Zulu Princess Thembi: People think we’re murderers

Joy Online 04 May 2021
In fact, the Zulu saying ubukhosi buyabangwa – meaning “the throne is contested” – speaks of what has become an unsurprising and unwelcome feature of the infighting seen throughout history ... The Zulu people are the largest group in South Africa and one of ...
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South Africa's Zulu Princess Thembi: People think we’re murderers

BBC News 03 May 2021
In fact, the Zulu saying ubukhosi buyabangwa - meaning "the throne is contested" - speaks of what has become an unsurprising and unwelcome feature of the infighting seen throughout history ... The Zulu people are the largest group in South Africa and one of the most well-known throughout history, in part for their prowess on the battlefield.
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Celebrities pay tribute to Regent of Zulu nation, Queen Mantfombi

Independent online (SA) 30 Apr 2021
Many celebrities have taken to social media to express their shock and upset over the death of Queen Shiyiwe Mantfombi Dlamini Zulu, Regent of the Zulu Nation ... Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi has announced the passing of the Regent of the Zulu Nation. Her Majesty Queen Shiyiwe Mantfombi Dlamini-Zulu has passed away.
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Henry De Bromhead riding crest of a wave after annus mirabilis

The Irish Times 24 Apr 2021
But not many people know that he also has a has a slice of film history to his credit as the character played by Michael Caine in ‘Zulu’. When it comes to racing history though, no name of any kind can compare to Henry De Bromhead’s accomplishments over the last six weeks.
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Regent praises police for escort for late King Zwelithini

Independent online (SA) 18 Apr 2021
“The way this was handled speaks of the tremendous respect felt for the King and the Zulu nation ... The king, who presided over the Zulu nation for almost half a century, making him the longest reigning king in the 205 year history of the Zulu nation, died on March 12, aged 72.
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It doesn’t matter that it took 30 years for Thandiwe Newton to reclaim her name, it’s just important that she did

Metro UK 06 Apr 2021
Reintroducing ... They make up the thread that traces back to my family’s roots in Nigeria and it’s full of interesting history ... Thandiwe is said to mean ‘beloved’ in Ndebele and Zulu from her family’s native Zimbabwe and you can bet it’s steeped in plenty of rich history ... When she was accidentally credited as ‘Thandie’, that entire history was erased ... .
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Plans to improve Nongoma in honour of the late Zulu king

Independent online (SA) 03 Apr 2021
DurbanNongoma mayor Albert Mncwango wishes to upgrade his small town in the northern part of KwaZulu-Natal which has attracted thousands of visitors following the Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini KaBhekuZulu passing. Nongoma is known as the Zulu king’s palace, with its rich and deep Zulu history.
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Mayor aims to upgrade Nongoma in honour of King Goodwill Zwelithini

Independent online (SA) 02 Apr 2021
DurbanNongoma Mayor Albert Mncwango wishes to upgrade his small town in the northern part of KwaZulu-Natal, which has attracted thousands of visitors following the passing of Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini KaBhekuZulu. Nongoma is where the Zulu king's palace is located, with its rich and deep Zulu history.
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Read our King Goodwill Zwelithini Ka Bhekuzulu Special Commemorative digital magazine

Independent online (SA) 02 Apr 2021
In honour of the longest reigning monarch in the nation’s history and the vanguard of Zulu culture, traditions, customs and principles, Independent Media published a special commemorative ...
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Business Milestones

News & Record 26 Mar 2021
Achievers. High Point University has appointed three new members to its Board of Visitors ... Reynolds from 2016-2020 ... •••• ... and Jesse E ... •••• ... •••• ... •••• ... Elizabeth Perrill, associate professor or art history, has been awarded a $4,000 subsidy for her publication, “Burnished. Zulu Ceramics Between Rural and Urban South Africa.”. Awards ... •••• ... •••• ... On the Move ... .
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KZN government pledges to support Zulu monarchy as it deals with succession

Independent online (SA) 25 Mar 2021
Durban - Reacting to news from the Zulu monarchy that it would go into three months of mourning and thereafter deal with the issue of succession, the KZN government says it will stand with the royal house throughout the process ... period of history and transition,” Zikalala said.
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Showtime Orders ‘Shaka: King Of The Zulu Nation’

The Source 22 Mar 2021
King of the Zulu Nation an upcoming drama series ... KING OF THE ZULU NATION tells the story of the Zulu Empire chief Shaka and his unlikely rise to power, uniting multiple tribes across vast stretches of Africa in the early 19th century to transform his power into legend, on par with history’s most seminal figures.
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