Royal cats:Zulu king names donated lions

2011-07-11 00:00

KING Goodwill Zwelithini received two lions in Johannesburg on Friday.

The gift was from Soweto resident Thembi Lerole, mother of the musical trio Kwela Tebza.

The lions, reportedly worth some R130 000, will live at the Johannesburg Lion Park. The lions are named Queen Nandi and King Mphande.

The king’s youngest wife, Zola Zulu, said the king is honoured to receive the lions, hence he given them royal names. — WR.

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