In a distressing trend over the past year, a number of leaders in KwaZulu-Natal have fallen victim to fatal attacks, believed to stem from succession disputes and disagreements over various matters, expressing deep concern, Zulu King Misuzulu kaZwelithini has called for intensified efforts to combat the alarming wave of violence targeting traditional leaders in the province.
Amidst growing unease, amakhosi and izinduna within KwaZulu-Natal have voiced their anxieties regarding security, as numerous counterparts have tragically lost their lives over the past year. While the exact motives remain unclear, speculation strongly suggests that succession disputes and other unresolved conflicts serve as potential catalysts for these tragic incidents.
With an unwavering commitment to the well-being and protection of traditional leaders, the Zulu monarch emphasized the urgent need for action to halt the ongoing killings.
King Misuzulu expressed deep concern over the distressing trend of targeted amakhosi and izinduna. He engaged with chiefs, emphasizing the importance of a proactive approach, supported by the government and law enforcement, to protect traditional leaders.
The call to action by King Misuzulu underscores the gravity of the situation, urging collective efforts and collaboration between the House of Traditional Leaders, government authorities, and the police.