Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi, the founder of the Inkatha Freedom Party, will be put to rest on Friday, September 15.
The 95-year-old passed away on Saturday morning.
The provincial government of KwaZulu-Natal confirmed this, stating that the announcement was made by the Buthelezi family following a meeting with them on Sunday afternoon.
The province is also waiting for President Cyril Ramphosa to decide on the funeral category for Buthelezi.
The premier’s office stated that she and the president are in discussion about the arrangements.
At the same time, members of the public wishing to convey their condolences can do so in a marquee set up outside Buthelezi’s residence at kwaPhindangene in Ulundi, from Sunday afternoon until the day of the funeral.