Royal Rumble - how are Zulu monarchs actually selected?
In this first episode of our three part series, we focus on the significance of traditional leadership and the contradictory parallel existence of a constitutional democracy and a traditional monarchy within SA.
SA already has a president, so why do its various clans need traditional rulers or kings? What authority and sway is associated with the title of king of the Zulu’s? How is succession decided? And what ramifications lie in wait, if a traditional king’s authority is questioned?