Roads king Misuzulu

A shot of the Moses The Mabhida Stadium in Durban. Image: @KaizerChiefs / Twitter

Roads affected by king Misuzulu’s ceremony at Moses Mabhida

A number of roads will be affected by king Misuzulu’s certificate of recognition handover ceremony at the Moses Mabhida Stadium.

Roads king Misuzulu

A shot of the Moses The Mabhida Stadium in Durban. Image: @KaizerChiefs / Twitter

Motorists have been urged to find alternative routes as a number of roads around the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban will be closed on Saturday, 29 October due to king Misuzulu’s historic ceremony. 

President Cyril Ramaphosa will be handing over a certificate of recognition to King Misuzulu.


According to the eThekwini Municipality these roads will be closed from 04:00 to 18:00 on Saturday:  

  • Masabalala Yengwa Avenue south bound will be closed at Simiso Nkwanyana Road with traffic directed to proceed west on Simiso Nkwanyana Road. 
  • Umngeni Road south bound will also be closed from Simiso Nkwanyana while traffic travelling to Umngeni Road from the north will be diverted west on Simiso Nkwanyana to join Umngeni Road at Balance Road. 
  • Isaiah Ntshangase from Umngeni Road will be closed and controlled access will apply. 
  • No traffic will be allowed on Isaiah Ntshangase from Umngeni Road to Masabalala Yengwa Avenue.

Isaiah Ntshangase will only be open from the M4 up to the gate of the Golf Country Club and Natal Mounted Rifle Base. After this point, no traffic will be allowed to travel west on Isaiah Ntshangase Road. Vehicles going to the above mentioned places will enter and exit at M4. 

  • Battery Beach Road at Snell Parade will be closed. Controlled access will be applicable. 
  • All Umngeni north bound traffic will remain uninterrupted as the northbound lanes will be open.

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As previously reported the historic event will be a once in a lifetime for many as it was last witnessed in 1971 when the late King Goodwill Zwelithini ascended to the throne.

 Ramaphosa is also expected to deliver the keynote address at the event which is themed “LIPHUMILE ILANGA KWAZULU – THE SUN HAS RISEN ON THE ZULU NATION”.

KwaZulu-Natal Premier Nomusa Dube-Ncube said they expect a capacity crowd of about 48000 to fill up the Moses Mabhida Stadium including Heads of State, Former Presidents; Kings and Queens, Judiciary; Legislatures; Diplomatic Corp; Business Sector.

“Due to the magnitude and significance of this once in a life time event we are anticipating a huge attendance and as such an overflow venue has been arranged at the People’s Park both in the East and West wings and public viewing screens will be installed to accommodate as many people as possible,” she said.

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