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King Misuzulu KaZwelithini Zulu’s coronation will be held today where a traditional ceremony called ‘ukungena esibayeni’ will be done.

The ceremony comes a week after Prince Simakade Zulu did the same ceremony as battles for the throne continue.

The Zulu Traditional Prime minister Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi¬† said, ‘Ukungena esibayeni’ is part of the Zulu cultural tradition and customs done during the coronation of a King.

The President of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa recognised Misuzulu KaZwelithini as the King of the Zulu nation.

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Misuzulu ascended the throne after the passing of the Zulu Monarch, King Goodwill Zwelithini kaBhekuzulu and Queen regent Mantfombi Dlamini Zulu.

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