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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