- Minister of Transport Fikile Mbalula has suggested that there is a striking resemblance between the newly named Zulu king and the famous Zulu King Cetshwayo
- He was not the only one to notice the resemblance with many others sharing their observations on social media
- Prince Misuzulu Zulu was named the new king when the late Queen Shiyiwe Mantfombi Dlamini Zulu's lawyer read out her will
Mr Fix, Minister of Transport Fikile Mbalula, has compared the new announced Zulu king, Prince Misuzulu Zulu to the famous Zulu monarch King Cetshwayo.
This comes in the wake of the recent announcement that Prince Misuzulu Zulu would be the next Zulu king in accordance with the wishes of his late mother Queen Shiyiwe Mantfombi Dlamini Zulu.
Her lawyer read out her will in which she named her eldest son as the successor to King Goodwill Zwelithini.
AmaZulu Queen Regent Mantfombi Dlamini-Zulu names Prince Misuzulu Zulu as the new king, social media reacts
Other people saw the resemblance as well and took to Twitter to share their thoughts:
"The Zulu Kingdom is the most famous African monarch.
The incoming Zulu King, Prince Misuzulu Zulu looks like his great great great grandfather, King Cetshwayo.
It is fascinating that he is also a direct nephew to the current Swazi King Mswati.
His mum was King Mswati’s sister."
"Prince Misuzulu Zulu is King Cetshwayo kaMpande reincarnated, the resemblance is there."
"King Cetshwayo was actually the greatest king after King Shaka. And now #princemisuzulu has his exact resemblance. This must indeed be a turning point in the Zulu Kingdom reign. I don't know what it is, but something's definitely happening!"
Earlier, Briefly News reported that 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.
In other news, In the wake of the death of King Goodwill Zwelithini, the Zulu royal household has been plunged into chaos.
A fierce battle is being waged over who will succeed the late king. The fight to decide who takes the throne has gone to the Pietermaritzburg High Court.
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