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King Sarhili ka Hintsa commemoration in Hohita, Cofimvaba

UNSUNG HERO, AmaXhosa King Mpendulo Sigcawu is flanked by royal family members and traditional healers at the King Ntaba Sarhili commemoration held in Hoyita near Cofimvaba Pic- LULA

AmaXhosa King Mpendulo Sigcawu and Nelson Mandela University Professor Ncedile Saule have expressed concern over how Xhosa history is being portrayed by white historians, saying black people should be allowed to write their own story. The royal and the academic were speaking at an event where the Xhosa kingdom, in partnership ...

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Eastern Cape House of Traditional Leaders New Leadership

Eastern Cape House of Traditional Leaders New Leadership

The Eastern Cape Provincial Secretary of the Congress of Traditional Leaders of South Africa – CONTRALESA, Nkosi Mwelo Nonkonyana has been elected at the new chairperson of the Eastern Cape House of Traditional Leaders (ECHTL).  Nkosi Nonkonyana, Ah! Zanemvula, won this seat which has just been vacated by Nkosi Ngangomhlaba ...

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Umkhosi WokuKhahlela kaXhosa – King Zwelonke Royal Trust

Umkhosi wokuKhahlela ka Xhosa, Nqadu Great Place - pics by Hlathi - Sbu Jali Tsipa of Ramesu.co.za Photography (254)

Umkhosi wokukhahlela kaXhosa ngumnyhadala ozakwanzeka rhoqo ngonyaka phaya Komkhulu eNqadu ngomhla wesine kwinyanga kaTshazimpuzi (Annual ceremony that will take at the Nqadu Great Place on the 4th of April). Ngo 2018 uKumkani uZwelonke uzakube egqiba iminyaka engamashumi amahlanu (50 years old), ngoko ke uMkhosi wokuKhahlela uzakuba ngalemini yokuzalwa kweKumkani. Ngomhla ...

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AmaRharhabe Kingship restored

Queen Noloyiso Sandile of AmaRharhabe Xhosa

A decision by the Nhlapo Commission to demote the amaRharhabe kingship was recently reviewed and set aside by the North Gauteng High Court on Tuesday the 18th October 2016. The outcome was widely lauded as a move that will restore the dignity of the Rharhabe Kingdom. Judge Vuyelwa Vivian Tlhapi ...

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AmaXhosa Kingdom – A History (Part 1)

Xhosa Leaders - AmaRharhabe Queen Noloyiso Sandile, King Maxhob’ayakhawuleza Sandile, AmaGcaleka King Xolilizwe Sigcawu & Queen Nondwe Sigcawu in 1991

200 000 years ago – Earliest known ancestors of all Africans were living in the Omo River Valley, Ethiopia. 170 000 – 40 000 years ago – Foundations of Culture and first use of Imbola (red-ochre) at Blombos Cave, Mossel Bay. That was where we find the first use of ...

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Respect the Bhaca Kingdom

King Madzikane II - AmaBhaca

Dear Zwelonke, First, I must congratulate you on your historic coronation and wish you  well as you gain momentum in mastering your pivotal role to lead the Xhosa nation and restore its dignity. The event on May 15 at Nqadu was a resounding success and we equally appreciate that our ...

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