Pupils in South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal province have been asked to wear traditional attire to school next Tuesday to celebrate the new Zulu king, Misuzulu kaZwelithini Zulu.
The provincial education department on Wednesday issued a circular stating that August 30 would be a day for schools to celebrate and honor the new 48-year-old king.
“It is in that regard that the MEC for education In KwaZulu-Natal, Mbali Frazer, is dedicating Tuesday as a day for schools and the department to celebrate this historic event.”
In the celebration and honouring of his majesty, King Misuzulu kaZwelethini Zulu, Tuesday, 30 August 2022 will be a day for Schools and the Department to celebrating His Majesty the King. The MEC is requesting all schools in the province to wear their traditional attire. pic.twitter.com/XB6O3txC1N
— KZN Education (@DBE_KZN) August 24, 2022
The MEC is also encouraging all teachers and all other employees to wear their traditional attire on Tuesday,” to celebrate the “historic event”.