Durban – The controversial King of Amabhaca, Thandisizwe Diko II, died after a brief illness that admitted him to an East London hospital in the Eastern Cape.
Diko, who was Khusela Diko’s husband, died on Sunday.
Family spokesperson Lumko Mtimde confirmed the news in a statement, but did not reveal the cause of death.
“It is with great sadness that the Great Kingdom of KwaBhaca announces the untimely passing of our King, His Majesty Madzikane II Diko. Ingonyama Madzikane II Diko passed away on the afternoon of Sunday 21 February 2021 in East London after a brief illness.
“ISizwe samaBhaca and the royal family are still coming to terms with this shocking and painful loss of our beloved father, son and …