South Africa and the world mourn the loss of Mangosuthu Buthelezi, a remarkable figure in the country’s history. At the age of 95, this iconic South African politician, Zulu prince, and pivotal figure during the apartheid liberation struggle has passed away. Mangosuthu Buthelezi, his life and legacy are deeply intertwined with South Africa’s tumultuous journey towards freedom and democracy.
Over a span of seven decades, Buthelezi was a constant presence in South African life, leaving an indelible mark on the nation’s history. His contributions to the struggle for justice and equality, as well as his role in shaping the post-apartheid landscape, have solidified his place in the hearts and minds of South Africans.