King Misuzulu Lashes Out at ANC for Fired Praise Singer and Mic-Grabbing Incident

King Misuzulu Lashes Out at ANC for Fired Praise Singer and Mic-Grabbing Incident

  • The Zulu king Misuzulu kaZwelethini is still wounded by what happened at the King Cetshwayo Commemoration event and what happened to his praise singer
  • The African National Congress's KZN chairperson grabbed the mic from Thulasizwe Buthelezi, and the Premier also fired praise singer Inyosi Buzetsheni Mdletshe
  • South Africans noted that the tension between the royal family and the ANC won't end well unless resolved

Tebogo Mokwena, a Briefly News current affairs journalist in Johannesburg, South Africa, has covered policy changes, the State of the Nation Address, politician-related news and elections at Daily Sun and Vutivi Business News for over seven years.

King Misuzulu slammed the ANC for firing his praise singer
Misuzulu is still angry at the ANC. Images: Darren Stewart/Gallo Images via Getty Images
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KWAZULU-NATAL — King Misuzulu KaZwelethini is still not over the incident in which the African National Congress's KZN chairperson Siboniso Duma grabbed the mic from the Zulu Royal Family's spokesperson, Thulasizwe Buthelezi. He also spoke out against the KZN Premier's office firing praise singer Inyosi Buzetsheni Mdletshe.

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Misuzulu slams ANC

In a video @ZANewsFlash posted, Misuzulu angrily lashed out during a meeting. He said Mdletshe did not work for the Premier, who fired him, but worked for him as the King. He asked if the Premier would be happy if he came and fired someone in her office. He said it is painful that the country is going into the elections on 29 May and these matters are unresolved.

View the video here:

South Africans discuss the King and politics

Netizens shared their views on what they believed was the King involving himself in politics.

Mao said:

"While I agree that the ANC has been disrespectful to King Misuzulu, he himself contributed to that. His behaviour has not befitted the throne, and he showed disrespect to it."

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Considered View said:

"Maybe this is a blessing in disguise for others to see the other side of the king."

VOTEANC2024 said:

"A king that divides his people is useless."

Free Congo DR, Stop The Genocide said:

"The ANC will not govern KZN after next week."

Mluleki Mtshiza said:

"He must not play politics; otherwise, it won't end well for him."

King Misuzulu marries 3rd wife

In a similar article, Briefly News reported that Misuzulu married a third wife, Nomzamo Myeni, whom he recently welcomed.

Misuzulu welcomed his wife earlier this month after paying 15 cattle for lobola. Myeni worked as a bank teller before working in the King's office and meeting him.

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Tebogo Mokwena (Current Affairs editor) Tebogo Mokwena is a Current Affairs Editor at Briefly News. He has a Diploma in Journalism from ALISON. He joined Daily Sun, where he worked for 4 years covering politics, crime, entertainment, current affairs, policy, governance and art. He was also a sub-editor and journalist for Capricorn Post before joining Vutivi Business News in 2020, where he covered small business news policy and governance, analysis and profiles. He joined Briefly News in 2023. Tebogo passed a set of trainings by Google News Initiative Email:

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