This is apparently according to Zulu tradition, which states that twins must be buried next to each other.
A close family friend told Sunday World that the Meyiwas were in talks with government."The family held a meeting where it was discussed that two people who were born at the same time cannot sleep in two separate places. They have to be laid to rest together."
A senior KZN government official confirmed that a request was made by the family. "The matter is now being discussed within government but I don't think a decision will be made soon. Things like this normally take months because of its legal nature. All due process has to be followed."