Mdange kaNgcande, maybe Right Hand House Son; Maybe just upstart, imiDange Chief

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Mdange kaNgcande, maybe Right Hand House Son; Maybe just upstart, imiDange Chief

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Death: Died
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Son of Ngconde kaTogu, King of the Xhosa and NN (mother of twins: Mdange & Hleke) wife of Ngcande
Brother of Hleke kaNgcande, amaHleke Chief
Half brother of Gando kaNgconde, amaKwayi Chief; Thiso kaNgconde and Tshiwo aNgcande, Great House Son, King of the Xhosa

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About Mdange kaNgcande, maybe Right Hand House Son; Maybe just upstart, imiDange Chief

Oral tradition tells that the mother of Phalo gave birth to a posthumous son of Tshiwo, who was hidden by his uncle Mdange until his maturity. He took over the Xhosa Kingship after a battle with his older half-brother, Gwali.Peires, JB: ‘The House of Phalo’. 1981, Raven Press, Johannesburg, SA

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Togu had three sons

  • Ntinde who founded the amaNtinde tribe,
  • Ketshe who founded the amaBhayi and
  • Ngconde who was Paramount.

Ngconde’s children were

  • Hleke founder of the amaHleke,
  • Mdange (~ 1736) of the imiDange
  • Gando of the amaKwayi and
  • Tshiwo (~1704) who was Paramount to all Xhosa speaking nations in the region.

http://amaxhosa.wordpress.com/2011/07/07/umzi-kaphalo-house-of-phalo/

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