- AmaZulu Queen Regent Mantfombi Dlamini-Zulu has named Prince Misuzulu Zulu as the next king of the Zulu people
- The lawyer of the late queen read out her will in which she names her eldest son as her successor
- Social media users have taken to Twitter to share their reactions to the news
AmaZulu Queen Regent Mantfombi Dlamini-Zulu had named Prince Misuzulu Zulu as the new king of the Zulu people.
Her will was read out by her lawyer in which she picked her elders son to succeed her as the new king of the Zulu.
It is not clear if the announcement will be formally challenged or if Prince Misuzulu Zulu will be crowned the new king without any issues.
The Royal place was the scene of celebrations at the announcement. Social media users have taken to Twitter to share their reactions to the news.
"Hope you follow your dad's footsteps, Bayede ."
"Marrying Queen Mantfombi Dlamini was the great decision King Zwelithini made. Not only did the Queen appointed Prince MisuZulu as the next King but she also clearly stated who and how the next King should be selected if MisuZulu declines or die. "
"May the forefathers of the Zulu royal family watch over our new King -Prince Misuzulu KaZwelithini Zulu Bayede Wena weNdlovu, Wena we Silo! "
"This is NOT the first time when a new Amazulu King must take over there's such noise inside the Kingdom.
It happened to King Shaka, he had to go in hiding, it also happened to the late King Isilo he had to go in hiding as well.
It will pass."
Earlier, Briefly News reported that there have been 'urgent' court papers brought to the Pietermaritzburg High Court by late AmaZulu King Goodwill Zwelithini's eldest wife, Queen Sibongile Dlamini. The Queen is seeking to inherit 50% of the late King's estate.
The King had allegedly given his other wife, Queen Mantfombi Dlamini Zulu, full control of his estate. She, unfortunately, passed away on Thursday. Queen Sibongile is now challenging the authenticity of the King's will.
Queen Sibongile allegedly stated that she and the King controlled the estate, which involves around three million hectares of land.
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