Many Kind Words for King Zwelithini as Memorial Service Commences

Many Kind Words for King Zwelithini as Memorial Service Commences

- On Thursday this week, the memorial service of the Zulu Nation's King Goodwill Zwelithini is commencing

- The King passed on last week after he succumbed to a battle with diabetes while in hospital

- Many heartbroken South Africans have headed online to pay their respects to King Zwelithini

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The memorial service for King Goodwill Zwelithini is currently underway in KwaZulu-Natal, his home. The King passed on last week after losing his battle to diabetes which he was fighting while in hospital.

Since the news of his passing was shared, many South Africans have headed online to pay their final respects to the King of the Zulu Nation in a plethora of heartwarming posts.

Today is King Goodwill Zwelithini's memorial service and naturally many South Africans have once again taken some time to share heartwarming words about the Zulu king. Briefly.co.za takes a look at some of the posts made in honour of King Zwelithini.

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Read a few of them below:

Velani Kheswa said:

"Rip mdlokombane odla emhlambini wamanye amadoda you were a faithful loving and honestly leader we will always remember you and what you have done in zulu nation thank you very much."

Sarah Sarah said:

"May the soul of King Goodwill Zwelithini rest in peace. Respect and honour to you my King."

Nonhlanhla Khuzwayo said:

"May you continue to grow as you have been planted will always remember you."
Many Kind Words for King Zwelithini as His Memorial Service Commences
Many locals shared kind words with the late King Goodwill Zwelithini. Image: PHILL MAGAKOE/POOL/AFP
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Sphesihle Mfeka said:

"He was a great leader, a phenomenal leader fullstop."

Xolani Sydwell Mthethwa said:

"Farewell to the King , Rest in Paradise."

Sthembiso Promic Mbatha said:

"Be a good angel as u were a good King."

Briefly.co.za also reported that the EFF's Julius Malema recently decided to extend a hand of kindness to the royal family after the passing of King Goodwill Zwelithini by donating two cows to them. Heading online, a staunch EFF supporter with the handle, @Kgomo389.

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The post that was made by the young lady explains that Malema had bought and delivered the cows to the royal palace. The post also includes a snap of the leader handing over the cows to the royal family.

"Julius Malema donated two cows to the AmaZulu Royal Palace. #EFFAtZuluRoyalPalace," she captioned the image of Malema and a few other EFF members at the royal palace.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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