The High Court in Pietermaritzburg has dismissed a member of the AmaZulu royal family’s interdict to prevent King MisuZulu KaZwelithini from addressing the commemoration of the Battle of iSandlwana. The AmaZulu Royals in support of King MisuZulu have welcomed the ruling.
This was after some faction against King MisuZulu KaZwelithini had approached the court seeking an interdict to prevent him from addressing the iSandlwana battle commemoration on Saturday in Nquthu, KwaZulu-Natal.
Prince Thulani Zulu the Spokesperson of the AmaZulu King, Prince Thulani Zulu says they are happy that the King will be able to address the nation.
“It pains me and it hurts me a lot that our family squabbles are now in the media. I’m happy that our King will now be able to address the nation. It will be a big blow to the nation that issues have not been resolved. Justice has prevailed. We would’ve definitely followed any ruling set by the courts. All would’ve not been lost, the nation would’ve been addressed by the premier of KwaZulu-Natal.”
Commemoration of the Battle of iSandlwana expected to be held on Saturday
Prime Minister of AmaZulu Nation welcomes court ruling as well
The Prime Minister of the AmaZulu nation, Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi, has welcomed today’s ruling of the High Court in Pietermaritzburg.
Prince Buthelezi has lambasted some royal family members who seem hell-bent on preventing the king from ascending to the throne.
“Really they have been up to this nonsense for too long and actually learn no lessons from all the flops that have happened in all their trials to undermine the ascendency of the king to his throne.”