THE Injenje yabeNguni Council and the National Freedom Party (NFP) have urged provincial premier Sihle Zikalala to hold a provincial burial for induna Zihogozelanga "Mgilija" Nhleko. The council, which campaigns for Zulu nationalism, and the NFP stated that Mgilija was still the official commander of the Zulu regiments, notwithstanding his dismissal from the job, and that his removal could not be taken seriously because he was not sacked by the monarch who assigned him to the role.Mlandeni "Mgilija" Nhleko, the Zulu regiment's commander, was laid to rest today in front of almost 500 people.
The Zulu regiments Leader, Mgilija Nhleko was laid to rest on Saturday after succumbing to an undisclosed illness. Watching his funeral, one could see it was controlled by Amabutho, who were free and proud of their culture. Mgilija's was by far the best Zulu funeral.
Mlandeni 'Mgilija' Nhleko, the late former leader of the Zulu regiments, was widely regarded as a true warrior leader. After a brief illness, Nhleko, 72, passed away on Monday. He was laid to rest in Nongoma, KwaZulu-northernmost Natal's town. The Amabutho gathered in large numbers to say their final goodbyes to their warrior leader.
Internationally recognised former Amabutho commander Zihogo "Mgilija" Nhleko spend his last days heartbroken man in many ways. According to a close source he was no longer the same after he learned that Amazulu king Zwelithini has passed on several months ago and also after he lost his position in royal house these events and many more broke him.
Rest In Peace Baba Mgilija Nhleko. He was incredibly charismatic and an exponent of his culture. The former leader of Zulu regiments, Mgilija Nhleko was laid to rest on Sunday. Nhleko who shot to fame when Zulu regiments paid their last respect during the burial of the late King Goodwill Zwelithini, had been struggling with his health for several months.
https://www.iol.co.za/sunday-tribune/news/zulu-regiment-leader-mgilija-nhleko-laid-to-rest-678a5d4d-8314-45f7-8e46-42d396ef14ed?utm_term=Autofeed&utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Twitter#Echobox=1636826411 Hordes of individuals including the Amabutho accumulated at Nhlalangwenya town in uPhongolo, north of KwaZulu-Natal to offer their final appreciation to Nhleko. He passed on, matured 72, at the St Benedict Hospital in Nongoma on Monday following a long disease.
This weekend was very special to AmaZulu nation as they had to say goodbye to Amabutho KaZulu Director Mlandeni 'Mgilija' Nhleko at a ceremony that was held at Nongoma. Amabutho had come out in large numbers at Mgilija's funeral, this was seen on the videos and pictures that have been circulating on social media.
Former Amabutho leader, Mlandeni Mgilija Nhleko received a well deserved funeral befitting of his rank. He shot to stardom when King Goodwill Zwelithini passed away and he was at the forefront leading the Zulu Royal regiment who sang and danced as they mourn their king. Nhleko has been sick for some time and had been in and out of hospital, but his health deteriorated leading to his death.
During the burial of King Zwelithini of AmaZulu, regiments were all over Kwakhethomthandayo palace, this time around the very same ambush is preparing to bury their former general. Mgiliji Nhleko passed away on Monday due to tuberculosis, he's going to be buried at KwaNongoma in his birthplace (Hlalangwenya).
The late Amabutho regiment Leader, Mgilija Nhleko and Former President Jacob Zuma had a tight relationship. This was evident when Zuma was going through a tough time before his arrest. Mgilija was one of Zuma's supporters who descended to Nkandla to show Zuma support. Mgilija sadly passed away thus week, following a long illness.
Rebel Aunt aims another royal dart at King Misuzulu Princess Thandi Ndlovu, dubbed the Zulu Royal Rebel Aunt, has launched yet another attempt to undermine the authority of Zulu King Misuzulu kaZwelithini. In a bid to win the support of thousands of Amabutho kaZulu, Princess Thandi made it clear she does not endorse His Majesty’s decision to expel Mgilija KaZihogo zeLanga Nhleko, the former leader of Amabutho.
There's weeping everywhere caused by the death of former Amabutho KaZulu Director Mlandeni 'Mgilija' Nhleko's death. Nhleko died at hospital after suffering from an illness. Many people have been sending condolences messages to his family, this has been going on even on social media.
Amabutho kaZulu are preparing to lay to rest their director Mlandeni 'Mgilija' Nhleko who died on Monday. Yesterday Amabutho Community leaders held a meeting where they were discussing about the program of burying Nhleko who lost his life on Monday following an illness. Mgilija's family revealed that most community leaders have confirmed that Amabutho would be attending the funeral service.
The Zulu regiments Pioneer, Mgilija Nhleko was let go on Saturday in the wake of surrendering to an undisclosed disease. Watching his burial service, one could see it was constrained by Amabutho, who were free and glad for their way of life. Mgilija's was by a wide margin the best Zulu memorial service.
The former leader of the Amabutho Mlandeni Nhleko mostly known as Mgilija has received a well send off. Mgilija died earlier in the week. Most of South Africans started knowing about the Amabutho leader during the unpresidented time in our country were one of the former president of the country was to be arrested.
https://twitter.com/SABCNews/status/1459473225935638530?t=-V_KCJPTwpeqTiwbOT2jXg&s=19 Today it was all happiness in Kwa Nongoma. When the Amabuthu sang and danced around Mgilija's coffin. They showed he was still their leader even after his death. We all knew that he was expelled from warrior leadership after disrespecting King Misuzulu.
Today was a significant day for AmaZulu nation as they had to say their last goodbyes to Amabutho leader Mlandeni 'Mgilija' Nhleko, who recently lost his life after suffering from a long time illness. As promised, Amabutho crowds from different areas and places came out in numbers to pay their last tribute to this hero.
He had been sick for months and died in medical institution on Monday. Nhleko shot to fame after the passing of the late AmaZulu King Goodwill Zwelithini kaBhekuzulu. He led Amabutho once they were paying appreciate and in the course of the planting of the King.Durban – The former leader of Zulu regiments Zihogo Maguzumela Nhleko popularly referred to as Mgilija has handed away on Monday nighttime at his ancestral home in Nongoma, Kwa-Zulu Natal.
Source: https://twitter.com/SABCNews/status/1459473225935638530?t=zPoTzWEDzrjpBtQ03hT_Sw&s=19 Previous Amabutho pioneer, Mlandeni Mgilija Nhleko got a merited memorial service befitting of his position. He shot to fame when King Goodwill Zwelithini died and he was at the front line driving the Zulu Royal regiment who sang and moved as they grieve their ruler.
Zihogo Maguzumbela Nhleko prevalently known as Mgilija was the head of the Zulu regiments until his ejection on 8 July 2021. Nhleko was blamed for offenses including driving Amabutho to Nkandla to help previous President Jacob Zuma. The previous head of Zulu regiments, Mgilija Nhleko, has died.