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South Africa’s Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini buried

– – South Africa’s Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini who died this month at the age of 72 has been buried at a private ceremony on Thursday in KwaZulu-Natal He died after staying in hospital for weeks due to a problem with his blood glucose levels. His health took a turn for the worst, the royal house said leading to his death. Many mourners have visited the palace to pay their respect ahead of his burial. His funeral has been relatively low-key due to the coronavirus pandemic. South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa…

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South Africa’s Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini dies aged 72

– – South Africa’s popular AmaZulu King Goodwill Zwelithini has died aged 72, according to the royal house. He died on Friday morning after staying in hospital for weeks due to a problem with his blood glucose levels. His health took a turn for the worst, the royal house said leading to his death in the early hours of Friday morning. “On behalf of the Royal Family, we thank the nation for your continued prayers and support in this most difficult time,” a statement from the house read. He was born…

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South Africa’s Zulu King wants rapists castrated

A prominent monarch in South Africa, the Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini has proposed that convicted rapists are castrated. He believes that is the best way to end the wave of rape cases in the rainbow nation. Local news outlet IOL news quoted the monarch as saying that his proposal “would end this thing (rape). “This should be done in a way that would show the world that the Zulu nation does not tolerate this shame,” he said to his subjects at a celebration on Tuesday. The king said the castration…

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