Threats to interdict new Zulu king installation

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Regent of the Zulu nation, Mantfombi Dlamini Zulu, who died on Thursday, pictured with her husband, King Goodwill Zwelithini kaBhekuzulu.
Regent of the Zulu nation, Mantfombi Dlamini Zulu, who died on Thursday, pictured with her husband, King Goodwill Zwelithini kaBhekuzulu.

With the Zulu royal family under pressure to install a new king in the wake of the death of Zulu nation interim leader, Mantfombi Dlamini Zulu last week, a faction within the family is threatening to interdict the appointment of a new monarch.

A member of the royal family told The Witness that the faction would block the installation of a new King to replace the late Zulu King, Goodwill Zwelithini kaBhekuzulu, who died in March.

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