Zimbabwe Gets New Ndebele King Despite Court Order

Bulelani Lobengula was initially set to be installed in March this year but the ceremony was stopped after another claimant to the throne Peter Zwide-Kalanga Khumalo secured a High Court interdict blocking the event.

South Africa-based Bulelani Lobengula - the new Ndebele King (left).

  • Southern Africa:   New Ndebele King Installed As Family Defies High Court

    New Zimbabwe, 2 October 2018

    THE Khumalo family has defied a High Court order and installed South Africa-based Bulelani Lobengula as the new Ndebele King. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Govt Blocks Ndebele King

    New Zimbabwe, 1 March 2018

    THE government has stopped the revival of the Ndebele kingship by blocking the coronation of a new monarch, saying the move was unconstitutional. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Will The Real Ndebele King Please Stand Up?

    New Zimbabwe, 1 March 2018

    Self-imposed Ndebele King Peter Zwide Khumalo has approached the Bulawayo High Court seeking an interdict to stop the crowning of Bulelani Lobengula Khumalo as the new monarch. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Fierce Clashes Over Ndebele King

    Zimbabwe Standard, 4 March 2018

    Anti-riot police yesterday cordoned off Barbourfields Stadium (BF) in Bulawayo where the planned coronation of Bulelani Lobengula Khumalo as the king of the Ndebele people was… Read more »

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