Zulu Royal Family, South Africa || Ubukhosi bakwaZulu

The Zulu Royal Family, South Africas most famous royal family

Zulu Royal Palaces

Zulu kingdom is a traditional kingdom of the Zulu people in South Africa particularly in KwaZulu Natal region. Zulu kingdom has 8 official royal palaces (Isigodlo) used by the King, 6 Queens and his family. Most palaces are located at Nongoma with the exception of Ondini palace which is located at Ulundi. They include Osuthu... Continue Reading →

Zulu King 49th coronation anniversary

Today marks 49th coronation anniversary of HM King Goodwill Zwelithini of Zulu kingdom, South Africa.  He was crowned as the eighth monarch in 1971 December 3rd succeeding his late father King Cyprian Bhekuzulu. The coronation came after his first marriage to Queen Sibongile Winfred Dlamini Zulu. Today the King commemorated the anniversary in a small... Continue Reading →

Zulu Reed Dance 2020 (Umkhosi Womhlanga)

HM King Goodwill Zwelithini kaBhekuzulu of Zulu kingdom, South Africa led social distanced celebrations to mark the Umkhosi Womhlanga or Zulu reed dance festival 2020 on 5th September. The annual festival was restricted to a small gathering due to the COVID19 pandemic. 📷: Bheki Mthethwa Reed dance is a festival celebrated both in Eswatini and... Continue Reading →

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