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CULTURE

Xhosa tribe-culture and traditional marriage

Xhosa is a general term for assortment of the noble clans of Nguni descent, the Pondo, Bomvana, Thembu and the Xhosa tribe itself. The Xhosa-speaking peoples inhabit from the KwaZulu-Natal border to the Eastern Cape Zuurveld. They were known hunters, herders and subsistence farmers, who organized more or less politically independent chiefdom clusters, each recognizing a paramount chief.

  9 hours ago ago
Xhosa tribe-culture and traditional marriage

CULTURE

Where Do Xhosa People Come From, Could They Be From Zimbabwe? - Opinion

The Xhosa, popularly known as the "Red Blanket People," are descendants of Nguni, like the Zulu. The term Xhosa refers to a number of proud clans, including the Pondo, Bomvana, Thembu, and the Xhosa tribe itself. The traditional colors of the Xhosa, Tembu, and Bomvana were red and ochre orange ("the red ones").

  8 months ago ago
Where Do Xhosa People Come From, Could They Be From Zimbabwe? - Opinion

POLITICS

Zoleka Mandela left Mzansi speechless with her recent post looking absolutely beautiful.

Zoleka Mandela is a popular known South African writer, activist and late Nelson Mandela's granddaughter  . She is smart and ambitious woman who is working very hard to achieve her dreams and have a brighter future. She is beautiful and brilliant and she has a sense of humour and personality .

  2 months ago ago
Zoleka Mandela left Mzansi speechless with her recent post looking absolutely beautiful.

POLITICS

O'M'G have a look at Zoleka Mandela's body which left many speechless in Mzansi.

Zoleka Mandela (born nine April 1980) is a South African writer, activist, and Nelson Mandela's granddaughter. She has written approximately her addictions, her daughter's dying, and her own battles with breast most cancers. Zoleka Mandela became born in 1980 and is the daughter of Zindzi Mandela and her first husband Zwelibanzi Hlongwane.

  4 months ago ago
O'M'G have a look at Zoleka Mandela's body which left many speechless in Mzansi.

CULTURE

AbaThembu: The Detailed Genealogy Of AbaThembu Kings.

The Thembu Kingdom is one of the oldest Kingdom in the Eastern Cape Province, in South Africa.The nation has a long history and a very long lineage of succession of Kings.Below is the Genealogy of the Kings of AbaThembu, from the Dlomo clan lineage.

  1 year ago ago
AbaThembu: The Detailed Genealogy Of AbaThembu Kings.

POLITICS

The king might need to kiss the Merchandise goodbye after this happened

He is the son of the previous king, Sabata Jonguhlanga Dalindyebo, a descendant of the amaHala dynasty, and ruler of the current bakwaDalindyebo lineage. In July 2014, a group of Thembu chiefs wrote to President Jacob Zuma requesting that Dalindyebo be removed, claiming he was an "evil king" and "not fit to rule".

  8 months ago ago
The king might need to kiss the Merchandise goodbye after this happened

CULTURE

Are Xhosa People Zimbabweans? - Opinion

Like the Zulu, the Xhosa, often known as the "Red Blanket People," are descendants of the Nguni. The Pondo, Bomvana, Thembu, and the Xhosa tribe are among the proud clans that make up the word Xhosa. Red and ochre orange were the traditional colors of the Xhosa, Tembu, and Bomvana ("the red ones").

  7 months ago ago
Are Xhosa People Zimbabweans? - Opinion

ENTERTAINMENT

The 'AbaThembu' king was slammed for not presenting himself as KING after this picture

Buyelekhaya Zwelinbanzi Dalindyebo ka Sabata popularly known as his homage name Zwelibanzi, the AbaThembu king who is the son of a the late king, Sabata Jonguhlanga Dalindyebo, a descendant of the Hala kings, and the current Dalindyebo dynasty .The AbaThembu king, became more popular with many South Africans after he was arrested on charges of fraud, murder, attempted murder, kidnapping and arson in the Mthatha High Court, which he was then convicted.

  1 year ago ago
The 'AbaThembu' king was slammed for not presenting himself as KING after this picture

CULTURE

8 Prominent Thembu Clans And Their Origin.

The history of the Thembu Nation is very ancient in the Eastern Cape. Their first known ancestor is known as Zwide, son of Mbulali. Zwide had a son called Thembu, whose descendants are called by his name, Thembu people or AbaThembu. Below is the list of the 8 Prominent clans that are the descendants of Thembu, son of Zwide and their sole founders.

  10 months ago ago
8 Prominent Thembu Clans And Their Origin.

POLITICS

Nelson Mandela was a pure Thembu not Xhosa

When talking about the first South African black president, one would think of Madiba the Xhosa from the eastern cape province. He was from the eastern Thembuland, the land ruled by king Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo, remember that, the amaDlomo are ruling clan in the Thembuland not in the land of amaXhosa where the ruling clan is amaTshawe.

  1 year ago ago
Nelson Mandela was a pure Thembu not Xhosa

RELIGION

King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo praying for his nation

Total replacement of a rulership or governance in a society is the ultimate symbol of defeat and subjugation. It was so in the Thembu where a line of rulers are known to have been the rulers from as far as back the 1200's. The arrival of British rule in the Cape of Good Hope in 1795 was the bigining of a struggle by the indegenes of the Mbashe region as the Europeans sowed seeds of enmity amongst brothers.

  1 year ago ago
King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo praying for his nation

SOCIETY

SAD NEWS : RIP Another South African Big Tree Has Fallen.

There is a traditional saying that's says “The big great tree has fallen”, which is often used in the event of the death of someone important and respected in the community. It is usually used in the event of the death of an elderly person who was a pillar, a repository and an expert.

  4 months ago ago
SAD NEWS : RIP Another South African Big Tree Has Fallen.

CULTURE

Where Do Xhosa People Come From - Opinion

The Xhosa, prominently known as the "Red Blanket People," are relatives of Nguni, similar to the Zulu. The term Xhosa alludes to various glad families, including the Pondo, Bomvana, Thembu, and the Xhosa clan itself. The conventional shades of the Xhosa, Tembu, and Bomvana were red and ochre orange ("the red ones").

  8 months ago ago
Where Do Xhosa People Come From - Opinion

AUTO

EFF has handed over a Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe SUV worth about R2 million to AbaThembu King Buyelekha

Sources: https://twitter.com/effsouthafrica/status/1459512372406755334?s=21 Report: The EFF paid tribute to the Thembu King, Buyelekhaya Zwelibanzi Dalindyebo, today at a ceremony to discuss the gift. Julius Malema said it was not a bribe to give a gift to the King. The EFF visited the King during the King's imprisonment several times including when the King was unwell in 2016, the EFF demanded that King Dalindyebo receive medical treatment.

  7 months ago ago
EFF has handed over a Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe SUV worth about R2 million to AbaThembu King Buyelekha

ENTERTAINMENT

Nelson Mandela's granddaughter woke up not knowing whether she was depressed or just fatigued.

Zoleka Mandela is the incredible daughter of Zindzi Mandela and her first husband Zwelibanzi Hlongwane.Her mother's family, the Mandelas, are direct descendants of King Madiba of the Thembu human beings and function chieftains of Mvezo, their ancestral chiefdom.

  1 year ago ago
Nelson Mandela's granddaughter woke up not knowing whether she was depressed or just fatigued.

POLITICS

Former President Jacob Zuma, Had A Very Special Guests At His Home, See.

The late Thembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo, who has been the subject of much controversy, told former president Jacob Zuma that he was not angry with him. Dalindyebo visited Zuma on Saturday at his Nkandla home in Dakwadunuse, KwaNxamalala village. Dalindyebo was supposed to arrive at 10am but the Mercedes-Benz GLE was not handed over to the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) last year.

  5 months ago ago
Former President Jacob Zuma, Had A Very Special Guests At His Home, See.

POLITICS

The Real FREEDOM Fighters Nelson Mandela (Life)

APART FROM LIFE, a strong constitution, and an abiding connection to the Thembu royal house, the only thing my father bestowed upon me at birth was a name, Rolihlahla. In Xhosa, Rolihlahla literally means “pulling the branch of a tree,” but its colloquial meaning more accurately would be

  1 year ago ago
The Real FREEDOM Fighters Nelson Mandela (Life)

POLITICS

“Befitting for a king and queen” Malema hands over a Car to King Dalindyebo as promised

Source: EWN Julius Marema, leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), keeps its promise to offer abaThembu King Buyelekhaya Darindyebo a new Mercedes-Benz luxury SUV. At an EFF rally in Mandela Park, Masata, a few days before the local elections, Darindievo told attendees that Malema would give him a brand new Mercedes-Benz SUV.

  7 months ago ago
“Befitting for a king and queen” Malema hands over a Car to King Dalindyebo as promised

ENTERTAINMENT

Is this how weak he is? Musa Mseleku goes all tears on TV

Source: Mzansileaks.co.za Uthando Nes host and Thembu reality personality Musa Mseleku has broken the stereotype that real men don't cry. The previous episode of Uthando Nes'thembu was all about his surprise birthday party, started by his first wife MaCele and held at the Magaqa lifestyle facility of his fourth wife, MaNgwabe in Adams.

  8 months ago ago
Is this how weak he is? Musa Mseleku goes all tears on TV

POLITICS

Zuma's son encourages people to loot responsibly

Zuma Uprising-Just after certain minutes Duduzane Zuma accompanied weapons Blazing that he isn't answerable for the conflict going on in South Africa. He revealed to South Africa and the world that he isn't on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Soon after lying as a method of securing himself.

  11 months ago ago
Zuma's son encourages people to loot responsibly