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What it was like reporting from inside the Zulu royal palace during a time of mourning

Independent online (SA) 16 May 2021
While the world saw most of what was happening in the royal court, how the body of the late king was solemnly brought home by Zulu regiments who had escorted the party when it departed from Durban and when it arrived in the town of Nongoma and later to the palace, was held in private with only a few journalists present.
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Pending D.C. Council Legislation Reinforces MPD’s ‘No-Chase’ Policy

The Washington Informer 06 May 2021
D.C ... “We had on-the-ground community input from family and friends of Karon Hylton-Brown,” Lewis George told The Informer ... Even so, they continued to organize, even aligning with the Fred Hampton Gun Club and New Black Panther Party while calling on attorney Malik Zulu Shabazz’s Black Lawyers for Justice to open an independent investigation.
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WATCH: EFF tell politicians not to exploit Zulu monarchy squabbles, traditional leaders say this too ...

Independent online (SA) 05 May 2021
Speaking outside Khangelamankengane Palace in Nongoma on Wednesday, after coming to mourn the passing of Queen Regent Mantfombi Dlamini Zulu, who passed on last week while receiving medical care in Johannesburg, the party’s secretary-general Marshall Dlamini said the royal court would eventually overcome the challenges.
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WATCH: Cogta ready to intervene to quell Zulu royal squabbles but only on request, says ...

Independent online (SA) 03 May 2021
Speaking within the royal court, IFP president Hlabisa joined Dlamini Zuma in calling for calm in the royal court, pleading with the squabbling parties to amicably solve their difference for the sake of the dignity of the royalty and the Zulu nation.
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South Africa’s Zulu regent Queen Dlamini Zulu dies at 65

Gulf News 30 Apr 2021
“It is with deepest shock and distress that the Royal Family announces the unexpected passing of her Majesty Queen Shiyiwe Mantfombi Dlamini Zulu, regent of the Zulu nation,” said a statement issued by Prince Mangosutho Buthelezi, founder of the Inkatha Freedom Party and traditional prime minister to the Zulu monarch.
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Zulu nation ruler Queen Mantfombi Dlamini dies aged 65

The Observer 30 Apr 2021
“It is with deepest shock and distress that the royal family announces the unexpected passing of Her Majesty Queen Shiyiwe Mantfombi Dlamini Zulu, regent of the Zulu nation,” Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi, the founder of the Inkatha Freedom party and traditional prime minister to the Zulu monarch, said in a statement.
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Zulu men in traditional dress gather in Mongoma, South Africa, Wednesday, March 17, 2021 ahead of the burial of Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini who will be interred on Wednesday night according to Zulu royal custom.
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Zulu queen dies just a month after becoming ruler of nation

The Independent 30 Apr 2021
... Dlamini Zulu, regent of the Zulu nation,” said a statement issued by Prince Mangosutho Buthelezi, founder of the Inkatha Freedom Party and traditional prime minister to the Zulu monarch.
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South Africa's Zulu regent Queen Dlamini Zulu dies at 65

The Times of India 30 Apr 2021
"It is with deepest shock and distress that the Royal Family announces the unexpected passing of her Majesty Queen Shiyiwe Mantfombi Dlamini Zulu, regent of the Zulu nation," said a statement issued by Prince Mangosutho Buthelezi, founder of the Inkatha Freedom Party and traditional prime minister to the Zulu monarch.
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Ramaphosa and ANC allies say local government elections must go ahead

Independent online (SA) 16 Apr 2021
Durban - President Cyril Ramaphosa and his allies have poured cold water on the call by some political parties to the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) to postpone this year’s much anticipated local government elections ... Both parties claim that due to Covid-19 restrictions, parties have not been able to properly prepare and canvass voters.
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Zulu royal family pleads for peace as it mourns King Goodwill Zwelithini, says succession issue ...

Independent online (SA) 06 Apr 2021
In a statement issued by Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi in his capacity as the traditional prime minister to the Zulu monarch and nation, the royal family said it is disturbed by the fact that some parties, including the media, are fuelling speculation on the succession announcement which will only be made after the mourning period is completed.
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King Goodwill Zwelithini obituary

The Observer 22 Mar 2021
Thus King Goodwill Zwelithini of the Zulu nation, who has died aged 72, was made part of a modern South Africa, while representing an old lineage and old practice ... That year Buthelezi became minister of home affairs in the national government, but still continued to hold a lot of regional power through remaining leader of the Inkatha Freedom party.
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South Africa's Zulu king is buried amid praise, controversy

The Philadelphia Tribune 20 Mar 2021
“It was during his reign that the Zulu nation achieved harmony and peace ... Makhanya alleged that Zwelithini was responsible for many deaths because he collaborated with the apartheid regime and the leader of the Inkatha Freedom Party, Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi, in their quest to create an independent Zulu state and reject democratic reforms.
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King Zwelithini’s bowing brings curtain down on a colourful reign

Independent online (SA) 20 Mar 2021
For a week for scores of people, from heads of state, premiers, cabinet ministers, MECs, political party leaders, kings and queens and their throngs of security personnel to the colourful amatshitshi (Zulu maidens) and amabutho (Zulu warriors or regiments) to a bevy of journalists, Nongoma was the go-to area.
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King Goodwill Zwelithini’s 'planting’ brings curtain down on a colourful reign

Independent online (SA) 20 Mar 2021
For a week for scores of people, from heads of state, premiers, cabinet ministers, MECs, political party leaders, kings and queens and their throngs of security personnel to the colourful amatshitshi (Zulu maidens) and amabutho (Zulu warriors or regiments) to a bevy of journalists, Nongoma was the go-to area.
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