[LISTEN] King Zwelithini asks subjects to fund birthday bash

Bongani speaks to Professor Pitika Ntuli about the Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini asking his subjects to pay almost R50 million to him to celebrate his 70th birthday next year.

Bongani Bingwa speaks to writer, poet and academic, Professor Pitika Ntuli, about the Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini asking his subjects to pay almost R50 million to him to celebrate his 70th birthday next year.

According to reports, Zwelithini has reportedly informed his subjects they have to fund his 70th birthday soiree next year, saying he’s can’t afford the gifts because his household is poor.

Almost R50 million was allocated in this current financial year by the KwaZulu-Natal government for his upkeep.

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