Deposed king’s great-grandson wins right to throne

The High Court in Mthatha has directed President Cyril Ramaphosa to recognise Luzuko Matiwane as the king of the AmaMpondomise.                                                                                                                                  Image: Daily Dispatch/Lulamile Feni

More than a century after colonial authorities declared an Eastern Cape king a commoner, a judge has declared his great-grandson the rightful heir to the AmaMpondomise throne.

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BY: DAVE CHAMBERS

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