Mangosuthu Buthelezi’s daughter becomes a meme

Mangosuthu Buthelezi’s daughter, Princess Phumzile, has become a meme on social media after a clip of addressing the crowd at his funeral on Saturday, 16 September went viral.

In it, the woman was seen berating another when asked to keep her speech short.



Buthelezi was given an elaborate send-off in his hometown of Ulundi in KwaZulu-Natal. He was later laid to rest in a family funeral cemetery next to his home in Kwaphindangene.In a clip that had Twitter or X users talking, Mangosuthu Buthelezi’s daughter Phumzile is seen delivering a speech about her father.

In her tribute, she said, “I don’t think I will ever come across a kind man as my father. He taught us to love unconditionally.

“He taught us to be humble and that humility is a sign of greatness. I hope that we, as his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren, will take away some of these good qualities he instilled upon us”.

But her touching tribute was interrupted to her annoyanceAccording to X users, Phumzile was reportedly asked to speed up her speech as President Cyril Ramaphosa was pressed for time.

“Mxm Akahambe [he can leave],” she is heard saying in the microphone.

The clip was shared widely on the platform, with the Zulu princess becoming a meme for her surprising reaction.‘DIED OF A BROKEN HEART’
Meanwhile, Phumzile claimed that her father, Mangosuthu Buthelezi died of a “heartbreak” in another public address.

The woman claims that family issues between her father and Zulu King Misizulu was the cause of the conflict.

According to The Citizen, she told mourners outside their family home in KZN: “My father’s heart was deeply wounded by King Misuzulu kaZwelithini’s harsh words and behaviour.