Local media, citing royal sources, has reported that the third wife of late Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini, who died earlier this month, is expected to pick the late monarch’s successor.
Queen Mantfombi MaDlamini, has been named the interim leader of the Zulu pending the installation of a new king. She is expected to appoint the king from among her sons, state broadcaster SABC reports.
The queen was named as the interim successor in the late king’s will.
It was gathered that the senior members of the Zulu royal family are due to meet on Wednesday to discuss the succession of the king, after an initial meeting on Saturday.