Zulu Queen Mantfombi Dlamini Zulu (3rd left) sits in the presence of four other wives of His Majesty Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini ka Bhekuzulu at the festival of ' Zulu 200' celebrating the existence of the Zulu Nation at the King Shaka International airport in Durban on September 22, 2013. King Goodwill Zwelithini died on March 12, 2021 in the eastern city of Durban, aged 72, after weeks of treatment for a diabetes-related illness. His Majesty King Goodwill Zwelithini ka BhekuzuluÕs will was read in the presence of more than 200 members of the Royal Family on March 24, 2021. In line wih his wishes, the King, the Family announced that Her Majesty Queen Mantfombi Dlamini Zulu will act as Regent of the Zulu Nation during the interregnum. While Her Majesty is the de facto Regent, further decisions on the succession of the Zulu Monarchy will not be announced until the familyÕs mourning period has been observed. (Photo by RAJESH JANTILAL / AFP) (Photo by RAJESH JANTILAL/AFP via Getty Images)
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September 22, 2013
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