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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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Womenfolk and nation building in African context

Business Day Online 22 Mar 2021
Much later in history, Queen mother, Nandi (1760-1827) mother of Shaka Zulu, of South Africa, helped her son expand his kingdom and was in charge of the Zulu Army and responsible for his great military exploits ... Her son, Oramiyan, one of the greatest figures in African history, ...
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South Africa: King Goodwill Zwelithini's Death Marks the End of an Era - and the ...

All Africa 20 Mar 2021
The king presided over an important and eventful chapter in the history of the Zulu monarchy. Now, the proverbial vultures in the royal family cannot wait to pounce on the spoils of incumbency ....
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Do monarchies in Africa serve their people?

Mail Guardian South Africa 20 Mar 2021
On the one hand I am Zulu, not the most fervently traditional perhaps, but fascinated by my people’s tumultuous history and proud of our heritage nonetheless ... Has this monopolistic control over land benefited the ordinary people of KwaZulu-Natal? Sadly, the Zulu monarchy has failed its people.
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Princess Charlene of Monaco joins South African leaders at memorial service for Zulu King Goodwill ...

The Daily Mail 18 Mar 2021
Princess Charlene of Monaco today joined South African leaders and the six widows of Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini for a memorial service at the palace in Zululand ... Zwelithini was the longest-serving monarch in Zulu history, reigning for half a century through years of apartheid and the transition to multi-racial democracy.
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South Africa mourns late Zulu�King�Goodwill Zwelithini

Deutsche Welle 18 Mar 2021
The longest serving Zulu monarch in history was reportedly buried in a private ceremony early Thursday ... .
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READ FULL SPEECH: Ramaphosa's eulogy for late Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini

Independent online (SA) 18 Mar 2021
Chairperson of the Provincial House of Traditional Leaders, Inkosi Chiliza and Deputy Chairperson Inkosi Zulu, ... History will recall that after many years of conflict and turmoil, it was in the course of his reign that the Zulu kingdom achieved the stability and harmony that had so long eluded it.
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READ FULL SPEECH: President Ramaphosa's eulogy for late Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini

Independent online (SA) 18 Mar 2021
Chairperson of the Provincial House of Traditional Leaders, Inkosi Chiliza and Deputy Chairperson Inkosi Zulu, ... History will recall that after many years of conflict and turmoil, it was in the course of his reign that the Zulu kingdom achieved the stability and harmony that had so long eluded it.
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