Thousands of international and local dignitaries are expected to attend the wedding of King Goodwill Zwelithini and and his sixth wife, Swazi princess Zola Zelusiwe kaMafu on Saturday in Ulundi.
KaMafu was only 17 years old when she was chosen by the king as a future wife. She is now 28 and the mother of nine-year-old Prince Nhlendla. The traditional wedding will take place at Ondini Royal Palace. A white wedding was held in 2000.