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AmaXesibe Fikeni Monument to remember Chief Fikeni & wives

HONOURING ANCESTOR: DECEMBER 20, 2015:The Fikeni monument and grave were unveiled at Ndzongiseni village near Mount Ayliff on Saturday in memory of the founder of the Fikieni traditional leadership. The ceremony was facilitated by political analyst Professor Somadoda Fikeni

The AmaXesibe nation came together in Mount Ayliff on Saturday to unveil a monument to Chief Fikeni, one of the nation’s brave traditional leaders. The monument erected at Ndzongiseni village is not only a memorial for the chief, who lived in the 1800s, but also for his five wives, who ...

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AmaXesibe Chief Gcinisizwe Mtwa makes a nation proud

LEADER OF THE FUTURE: Chief Tina Gcinisizwe Mtwa of AmaXesibe Traditional Council in Mqanduli is applauded for his hard work. The Bachelor of Education degree graduate, was inaugurated last week as AmaXesibe chief at Lower Ngqwarha Great Place near Mqanduli Picture: LULAMILE FENI

Chief Tina Gcinisizwe Mtwa was only 22 and looking forward to a career in teaching, when his father died and he was forced to take over as AmaXesibe chief. At the time, Mtwa had just graduated with a Bachelor of Education degree and was applying for vacant teacher posts in ...

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AmaXhosa AseRhawutini Heritage Reunion

AmaXhosa AseRhawutini Heritage Reunion - Mbafi Lodge - Xhosa Culture (33)

AmaXhosa AseRhawutini Heritage Reunion is an annual event organized by Mzoxolo Allistair Jola Mpike, Bonke Mlungwana, Thobela Biko and others. In previous years, the event is said to have been held successfully and this year’s event was also expected to be likewise… The aim of the event is to unite ...

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About XhosaCulture.co.za

The primary objectives are preserving & promoting our Cultural Heritage. Sharing knowledge on various issues regarding the Xhosa Culture (by Xhosa, we’re not limiting it to just the Xhosa tribe/nation of AmaGcaleka & AmaRharhabe) but the people that speak isiXhosa, i.e. AmaXhosa, AbaThembu, AmaMpondo, AmaMpondomise, AmaBhaca, AmaXesibe, AmaMbo, njalo-njalo… We ...

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Iziduko zakwaNtu (Ngokwezizwe zabaMbo kunye namaNguni asemazantsi)

Xhosa men in tradional clothing talking in a village, mountains behind

Eligama elithi “AmaXhosa” kwezintsuku siphila kuzo lidla ngokusetyenziswa ukuquka unintsi lwezizwe eziseMpuma Koloni. Eneneni iMpuma Koloni inezizwe ngezizwe ezinobuKumkani bazo. Umzekelo: AmaXhosa iKumkani yawo ngu Kumkani u Sigcau, Ahh! Zwelonke! isizukulwana sikaTshawe Komkhulu eNqadu kuGatyana (Willowvale). AbaThembu iKumkani yabo ngu Kumkani u Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo, Ahh! Zwelibanzi! eBumbane Komkhulu eMthatha. Kube kho amaMpondo aseMpuma nawaseNtshona, ...

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Iziduko

Iziduko nezithakazelo nezinqulo zamaXhosa – Xhosa Clan Names Xhosa clan names (isiduko (sing.), iziduko (pl.) in Xhosa) are family names which are considered more important than surnames among Xhosa people. Much like the clan system of Scotland, each Xhosa person can trace their family history back to a specific male ancestor or stock. Mentioning the clan name of someone you wish to ...

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AmaMPONDO

AmaMPONDO   DYNASTY: AmaNyawuza In July 2010 Zanozuko was declared by President Jacob Zuma to be king of all Amampondo following a recommendation from the Commission on Traditional Leadership Claims and Disputes, popularly known as the Nhlapo Commission, which also issued determinations on South Africa’s kings. PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: The tribe ...

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History

Brief History of the Xhosa People The Xhosa are part of the South African Nguni migration which slowly moved south from the region around the Great Lakes, displacing the original Khoisan hunter gatherers of Southern Africa. Xhosa peoples were well established by the time of the Dutch arrival in the mid-17th century, and ...

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Xhosa People

Xhosa People The Xhosa people are speakers of Bantu languages living mainly in the south-east part of South Africa, and in the last two centuries throughout the southern and central-southern parts of the country. Xhosa-speaking peoples are divided into several tribes with related but distinct heritages. The main tribes are ...

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