• Short Summary

    The installation of Prince Zwelithini Goodwill Kacyprian Bhekusulu as Paramount Chief of the Zulu Nation, in a ceremony on Friday (December 3) was the South African Government's formal recognition of the Prince's authority as "Ingonyama" .......

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    The installation of Prince Zwelithini Goodwill Kacyprian Bhekusulu as Paramount Chief of the Zulu Nation, in a ceremony on Friday (December 3) was the South African Government's formal recognition of the Prince's authority as "Ingonyama" ....... Chief of Chiefs. Thousands of Zulus from all parts of South Africa converged on the Royal Kraal near Nongoma for two days of feasting and dancing to honour the young king. The coronation was to be held on the second day (saturday December 4). Friday's installation was conducted by Mr. Michael Botha, Minister of Bantu Administration and Development.

    SYNOPSIS: There were plenty of helping hands at the Royal Kraal near Nongoma on Friday as Prince Zwelithini Goodwill Kacyprian Bhekuzulu arrived for his installation ceremony as Paramount Chief of the Zulu Nation.

    Thousands of Zulus from all parts of South Africa had converged on Nongoma by car, bus, bicycle, foot, and chartered aircraft for two days of dancing and feasting. The installation of the Prince as Paramount chief was to precede, by one day, his Coronation as king of South Africa's four million Zulus... in the proud line of the warrior Kings Shake, Dingaan, and Cetowaya.

    The installation ceremony....the Government's formal recognition of the Prince's authority as Chief of Chiefs..was conducted by Mr. Michael Botha, Minister of Bantu Administration.

    It was a proud day on Friday for the Zulu warrior. Where King is descended from a line of very early Chiefs. Commenting on the installation and coronation, Mr. Botha had earlier told the large crowd at the Royal Kraal that the Zulu Notion was on the threshold of Major developments in the constitutional field. He said he foresaw the evolution of the Zulu people into a fully-fledged, modern self-governing and independent nation...by peaceful means.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8A6KKUID0WHFV6YKD19ZTRIZ2
    Media URN:
    VLVA8A6KKUID0WHFV6YKD19ZTRIZ2
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/12/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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