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Zulu King to marry second Swati wife ahead of his coronation next month

Independent online (SA) 16 Nov 2021
Durban - De facto Zulu King, Misuzulu kaZwelithini, whose ascendancy to the throne is being hotly disputed by some Zulu royal family members, is set to marry a second wife ... When King Misuzulu was introduced to King Mswati, who is his uncle as he is the half brother of the late Queen Mantfombi Dlamini-Zulu, in August this year.
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Rest in peace, Wilbur Smith

The Spectator 15 Nov 2021
Like Stephen King, he was grown-up in just the right way to appeal to children — really, a hop and a skip from Willard Price’s Adventure series, except with some real history in them and lashings of rumpty-pumpty ... Writers like that are the great invisibles of literary history.
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MPHO TSEDU: If the Sadc fails to condemn Mswati, it has no reason to exist

Business Day 21 Oct 2021
As history would record, this is not the first attempt by the Sadc to visit the king in Eswatini. Earlier this year in July, the regional body’s troika delegation comprising SA’s Naledi Pandor, Botswana’s Lemogang Kwape and Zimbabwe’s Frederick Shava, visited Eswatini in an effort that will go down in history as wasteful and useless.
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ANC and eThekwini Municipality bashed for removing Zulu kings’ mural in Durban city centre

Independent online (SA) 11 Oct 2021
Iyadelela ANC yeseeees angikhathali ningathini (out of all the things the ANC could have removed, it saw fit to remove our Zulu history and put the lies it always tells ... respect, by honouring the Zulu kings and educating people about history and the background of the Zulu nation.
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Monaco’s Princess Charlene Is Finally About to Go Home

Vanity Fair 08 Oct 2021
“She is better,” he said ... While Albert, Gabriella, and Jacques were visiting, Charlene posted photos of the family at a safari resort in the Kwa-Zulu Natal region.Instagram content. View on Instagram. Still, Prince Albert’s history of scandal has meant that tabloids have speculated about her extended absence ... — The Tortured History of the Royal Spare.
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The KZN Battlefields Route: everything you need to know to plan your adventure

Independent online (SA) 06 Sep 2021
Travellers can learn about different parts of military history, including the Voortrekker-Zulu Wars, The Rebellion of Langalibelele in1873, The Anglo Zulu War in 1879, the Transvaal War of Independence from 1880-1881, The Zulu Civil War from 1883-1888, The South African / Anglo Boer War from 1899-1902 and the Bhambatha Rebellion.
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Mangosuthu Buthelezi tells court why he is integral member of Zulu Royal family

Independent online (SA) 04 Aug 2021
Durban - Inkosi Mangosuthu Buthelezi has extensively detailed why his position as the traditional prime minister of the Zulu monarch and nation, which gives him the immense powers that are now being questioned by royal family members who are saying he is imposing himself ... “My connection with the Royal Family has a long history.
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Instability in South Africa and the Zuma factor

OWP 03 Aug 2021
Instability in South Africa and the Zuma factor. Earlier this month, unrest and a series of riots spread across two of South Africa’s most important provinces, KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng ... Zuma is Zulu, and with a history of ethnic tensions between the Zulu and the Xhosa in the country, this tribalism could be having an effect in the riots ... ....
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The danger of Zuma’s Zulu nationalism

Mail Guardian South Africa 08 Jul 2021
It is perhaps this recent history that is at the root of my ... We witnessed flashbacks of a violent history through the mobilisation of Zulu regiments, known as amabutho, the blatant display of weapons and appeals to Zulu history and identity by Zuma supporters on social media.
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WATCH: Buthelezi lashes out at Zuma supporters’ behaviour in Nkandla, says Mgilija Nhleko ’no leader ...

Independent online (SA) 05 Jul 2021
“With all of this history, I am troubled by what is happening at Nkandla ... Correcting history, Buthelezi did not spare Mgilija Nhleko, the famed “commander of Zulu regiments”, saying he was never installed in that position but was a mere headman (Induna) of the regiments.
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WATCH: Buthelezi lashes out at Zuma supporters’ behaviour in Nkandla, says Mgilija Nhleko ’no commander ...

Independent online (SA) 05 Jul 2021
“With all of this history, I am troubled by what is happening at Nkandla ... Correcting history, Buthelezi did not spare Mgilija Nhleko, the famed “commander of Zulu regiments”, saying he was never installed in that position but was a mere headman (Induna) of the regiments.
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Thandiwe Newton on reclaiming her identity

Mail Guardian South Africa 01 Jul 2021
It speaks to me about my mother’s family and Shona, even though it’s not a Shona word it’s actually from Zulu, the word, which is also in-credibly romantic and gorgeous, and it kept me attached to my history.
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Toya Delazy resurrects the fighting spirit in youth in her new album ‘Afrorave Vol. 1’

Independent online (SA) 14 Jun 2021
1” soon ... She adds ... Born Latoya Nontokozo Buthelezi, the granddaughter of Chief Mangosuthu Buthelezi, the Zulu princess says her sound is inspired by her heritage and rich culture. “Knowing your history is an empowering thing. When I travelled overseas I noticed that a lot of POC (people of colour) did not know their history,” said Toya ... She adds ... .
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Week concludes with another faction claiming rights to Zulu throne

Independent online (SA) 12 Jun 2021
“We believe that the heir to the throne must take their rightful place in history from the House of Qambushilo… We believe that as the rightful heirs in support of our brother, Prince Mhlengi Zulu,” says part of the letter to Zikalala and Buthelezi.
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’Historical redress’ another new threat to King Misuzulu as fight for Zulu throne is joined ...

Independent online (SA) 10 Jun 2021
“We believe that the heir to the throne must take their rightful place in history from the House of Qambushilo… We believe that as the rightful heirs in support of our brother, Prince Mhlengi Zulu for the following reasons,” says part of the letter to Zikalala and Buthelezi.
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