Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Zweli Mkhize has extended good wishes to Kumkani Zanozuko Tyelovuyo Siqcau and the AmaMpondo people after he was officially recognised as a king.
The South African government has issued a certificate of recognition to Kumkani Zanozuko Tyelovuyo Siqcau as the King of AmaMpondo.
The king was recognised in terms of the Traditional Leadership and Governance Framework Act, 2003 (Act No.42 of 2003).
As per legislation, the certificate of recognition as the King of AmaMpondo was signed by President Cyril Ramaphosa and this was followed by the publication of an official notice in the Government Gazette 42068, on Friday 30 November 2018.
Government began the process of recognising Kumkani Zanozuko Tyelovuyo Siqcau as a king following the Constitutional Court judgment of 11 September 2018.