King Misuzulu stated he used to be shocked through the choice of maidens in attendance, including that that is the largest such tournament he has ever observed.
FILE: King Misuzulu on the primary leg of the once a year Reed Dance in Nongoma on 17 September 2022. Image: Xanderleigh Makhaza/EWN
NONGOMA – King Misuzulu effectively delivered his speech at Enyokeni Royal Palace in Nongoma, in spite of threats that he would harmed.
His older brother Prince Simakade – who’s adverse to king Misuzulu’s ascension to the throne had warned that the Reed Dance will have to no longer continue.
[WATCH] A Zulu regiment (Ibutho) wearing a protect which reads “There is just one Zulu King” he even says if iSma (Prince Simakade) has an issue then he will have to come to him. #ReedDance pic.twitter.com/9n2OFQwhc0
— Nhlanhla Mabaso (@_NMabaso) September 17, 2022
Then again, the development went forward – with round 10 000 maidens attending, 200 of the ones from the Swazi kingdom.
[IN PICTURES] The 2022 Reed Dance in Nongoma, KZN
The choice of attendees closing 12 months used to be limited because of Covid-19.
[WATCH] Scenes at Enyokeni Royal Palace in Nongoma as hundreds of Zulu maidens collect for the primary leg of the once a year Reed Dance – Umkhosi Womhlanga. @Xanderleigh_M #ReedDance #UmkhosiWomhlanga #eNyokeni pic.twitter.com/Tae3WN9mxa
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Handing over his keynote deal with on Saturday afternoon, the king stated he used to be shocked through the choice of maidens in attendance, including that that is the largest such tournament he has ever observed.
The king spoke in regards to the overdue British Queen – Elizabeth II announcing – even if the Zulu other folks have a foul historical past with the British, he expresses his condolences.
He additionally congratulated the brand new king Charles III for his new function.
However most significantly – the king raised considerations about gender-based violence (GBV).
He as soon as once more known as on males to play a larger function and forestall the violence.
— EWN Reporter (@ewnreporter) September 17, 2022