Bapedi King, Victor Thulare, who was recognized by President Cyril Ramaphosa in 2020, died on Wednesday after a short illness.

King Thulare died at Netcare Moor Hospital in Pretoria.

The death of Thulare has re-ignited the fight over the kingship.

Thulare ‘s uncle, Kenneth Kgagudi Sekhukune, was also claiming the throne until he lost the battle in the Constitutional Court in 2020.

Please read the full story in today’s Sowetan Newspaper – 8 January 2020.