WATCH: AmaXhosa King laid to rest

AmaXhosa King Mpendulo Zwelonke Sigcawu is being buried today in Willowvale in the Eastern Cape.

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JOHANNESBURG - AmaXhosa King Mpendulo Zwelonke Sigcawu is being buried today in Willowvale in the Eastern Cape.

The King died earlier this month after a short illness.

President Cyril Ramaphosa will deliver the eulogy.

READ: AmaXhosa king dies aged 51

King Mpendulo Zwelonke Sigcawu has been accorded a category 1 funeral.

He had been King since January 2006.

King Zwelonke Sigcawu was coronated in 2015 at Nqadu Great Place, the occasion marked the first coronation of a king in the amaXhosa nation in 50-years.

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