A file photo of King Goodwill Zwelithini. (Photo by Gallo Images/Daily Sun/Jabulani Langa)
Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini has died.
Zwelithini, who had been admitted in hospital for diabetes treatment, took “a turn for the worse and he subsequently passed away in the early hours of Friday morning,” the family said in a statement.
“On behalf of the royal family, we thank the nation for your continued prayers and support in this most difficult time.” the statement read.
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