The Zulu royal family in South Africa has announced that the monarch Queen Siwe Mantophonbi Dramini Zulu died just a month after she took regent.
Queen Mantophonbi, 65 years old, Last month, I became the interim leader of the largest ethnic group in the country. After the death of her husband, King Goodwill Zwaricini.
The Queen’s Prime Minister said her death surprised her family and they were “totally rude.”
No successor has yet been appointed as the ruler of over 11 million nations.
“It is the most shocking and painful for the royal family to announce the unexpected death of Her Majesty Queen Siwe Mantofombi Dramini Zulu, the regent of the Zulu people,” Prime Minister Mangosuthu Buterez said in a statement. Stated.
He said he wanted to assure people that “the Zulu nation has no leadership gap.”
According to South African media, Queen Mantophonbi was hospitalized a week before she had an unspecified illness.
She was appointed to this position on March 24, after her 72-year-old husband, King Zwethilini, died in a hospital due to diabetes-related complications.
He has ruled the country for almost 50 years and is the longest-serving monarch in Africa.
Who was Queen Mantophonbi?
Queen Madramini Zulu came from the royal family and therefore held the highest position among the king’s wives.
She was the sister of King Mswati III of Eswatini, the only absolute monarch in Africa.
Queen Madramini Zulu had eight children (including five sons) with the late King.
Their eldest son, 47-year-old Prince Miszul, is reported to like to take the throne.