- Musician and businessman DJ Sbu has shared his message of condolences to the Zulu nation after the passing of the regent Zulu Queen
- The media mogul is one of many celebrities who have extended words of comfort and sympathy to the mourning nation
- Her Majesty Queen Shiyiwe Mantfombi Dlamini Zulu passed away on Thursday evening
The passing of Her Majesty Queen Shiyiwe Mantfombi Dlamini Zulu, regent of the Zulu nation has rocked the Zulu nation. Celebrities and people of influence have taken to social media to share their messages of shock and comfort.
Media mogul, DJ Sbu also took to his Instagram account to pay tribute to the fallen Zulu matriarch.
“Sad news to wake up to. Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi has announced the passing of the Regent of the Zulu Nation. Her Majesty Queen Shiyiwe Mantfombi Dlamini-Zulu has passed away. Lala ngoxolo Mama. I would like to send my deepest condolences to the Royal family, friends, colleagues, loved ones and the entire Zulu Nation. Nxese. Dudu bakithi.”
Briefly News had previously reported that regent of the Zulu nation, her Majesty Queen Shiyiwe Mantfombi Dlamini Zulu, has died, the royal family confirmed on Thursday night.
The traditional prime minister to the Zulu monarch and nation, Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi, confirmed the news in a statement:
“It is with the deepest shock and distress that the royal family announces the unexpected passing of Her Majesty Queen Shiyiwe Mantfombi Dlamini Zulu, regent of the Zulu nation.
"This has taken us by surprise and left us utterly bereft. It is true that the Lord alone knows the days that He has allotted to each one of us.” Buthelezi said announcements on the queen's funeral and the necessary arrangements will be made in due course. "May Her Majesty, our Regent, rest in peace.”
Lilitha Bunny Stuurman wrote:
"When it rain it pours."
Lubanzi Mathebula Ntinga commented:
"The dark cloud has once again fallen on the Zulu kingdom, may the departed soul of her majesty the queen rest in eternal peace."
Yingas Jay wrote:
"This is both a shocking and a Sad untimely departure. May God give the Royal Family the strength and love to overcome this ordeal. May Her Soul Rest In Peace."
Less than a month ago, Briefly News reported that Queen Mantfombi became regent following the death of King Goodwill Zwelithini.
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