Xhosa queen mother dies
President Jacob Zuma has expressed sadness at the death of the Xhosa royal family’s queen mother Nondwe Sigcawu.
“We are all shocked by the sudden death of Her Majesty,” Zuma said in a statement.
“We send our sincerest condolences, on behalf of government and the entire South African nation, to the Xhosa royal family nesizwe samaXhosa wonke [and the Xhosa nation].”
Sigcawu died at the Nqandu Royal Palace in the Eastern Cape on Saturday.