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AbaThembu Prince marries his amaQwathi Princess

AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo’s son, Prince Azenathi Dalindyebo, said ‘I do’ to his longtime sweetheart, Ongezwa Zwedala, during their traditional wedding held at Bumbane Great Place near Mthatha yesterday Picture: LULAMILE FENI

Bumbane Great Place in Mthatha was on Friday, 18 November 2016 filled with ululation, dance and traditional music as AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo’s son, Prince Azenathi Dalindyebo, married long-time sweetheart Ongezwa Zwedala. Azenathi’s mother Queen Nocollege Dalindyebo, who said she was the happiest woman alive, watched on as her son said: ...

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Call for grave of AmaQwathi Chief Stokwe Ndlela to be found

Stokwe Ndlela descendant NEW LEADER: Chief Somidaka Zwelexolo Stokwe, after he was enrobed, annointed and installed as the head of the Cala-based AmaQwathi nation during a ceremony held at his Seplani Great Place near Cala on Friday Pic by LULAMILE FENI

Traditional leaders have asked government for help in finding the remains of AmaQwathi Chief Stokwe Ndlela. The anti-colonial hero led the Stokwe Rebellion against the colonial forces and died at the hands of the British in 1881. The call was made at the enrobing and installation of his descendant, fourth ...

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