WATCH: Special official funeral for Queen Noloyiso Sandile
President Cyril Ramaphosa declared a special official funeral for the queen.
JOHANNESBURG - AmaRharhabe Queen Noloyiso Sandile's funeral service got under way in King William's Town on Sunday morning.
President Cyril Ramaphosa declared a special official funeral for the queen. She passed away in hospital on Wednesday from COVID-19.
The queen will be buried at Mngqesha Great Place in King William's Town.
The amaRharhabe has been an independent sovereign kingship since the 18th century. Its status was affirmed by a 2016 North Gauteng High Court judgment, overturning an earlier decision by the Nhlapo Commission.
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