IN PICS | AmaXhosa king Mpendulo Sigcawu’s dignified funeral: Ahh Zwelonke!


His funeral was afforded Class 1 standing by Ramaphosa, who additionally delivered an eulogy. The funeral was declared ‘the primary of its type’ by Officer Commanding Space Army Well being Unit Lt-Col Yoliswa Senokwanyane, for its stellar mixture of conventional and army honours.

Zwelonke, who was concerned in a severe automobile accident three weeks earlier than his dying, was the 22nd Xhosa monarch and the 10th within the lineage of Gcaleka, the good home of King Phalo.

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Nkosi Dumehleli Nongudle Mapasa, 83, of Centane, was appointed appearing king of the amaXhosa after Sigcawu’s dying. 



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