ENCA NEWS reported that the official funeral of Amampondo Monarch, King Zanozuko Sigcau was held today.

The Monarch passed away in May after a short illness. King Zanozuko Sigcau was inaugurated as King of the Amampondo nation in 2018.

President Cyril Ramaphosa delivered the eulogy in Flagstaff, Eastern Cape. All military honours were accorded to the departed Mornach.

The nation have been robbed of its traditional leaders this after the departure of the Zulu Monarch, King Goodwill Zwelithini. There was also the departure of AbaPedi King Victor Thulare III.


There was also the departure of Inkosi Sipho Mahlangu in Mpumalanga who was the chairperson of the house of the traditional leaders

The experience has been so traumatic for the people of South Africa. The institution of traditional leaders has suffered back to back loses of Monarchs from different nations in SA.

Our deepest condolences to the late Monarch’s family, the Amampondo nation and South Africa as a whole. May king Zanozuko Sigcau’s soul rest in eternal peace.