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Sabata Jonguhlanga Dalindyebo, King of the Thembu MP (c.1928 - 1986)

Inkosi Enkhulu SABATA [Sabata Jonguhlanga Dalindyebo] 1954/1980 (deposed), born 25th November 1928, educated in a school in Qhumanco and later transferred to Clarkebury, then transferred to Lovedale la...

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NoMoscow (b. - 2012)

The First Wife of the late Thembu King Sabata Dalindyebo, NoMoscow Dalindyebo, a clan cousin of Nelson Mandela and mother of the Thembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo, passed away in the Nelson Mandela Ho...

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Jongilizwe Sampu aDalindyebo, King of the Thembu MP (1902 - 1928)

Crampton, Hazel. ‘The Sunburnt Queen’. Johannesburg: Jacana. 2004. Print. Contact Sharon Doubell The Ancestry of the abaThembu Kings During the 16th century Nxeko led his people fro...

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Dalindyebo Alava aNgangelizwe, King / Paramount Chief of the abaThembu MP (1865 - 1920)

The Ancestry of the abaThembu Kings During the 16th century Nxeko led his people from Dedesi to the Msana river (where he lies buried), a tributary of the Mbashe River in Mthatha district. At Msana...

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Landile aNgangelizwe (deceased)

Crampton, Hazel. ‘The Sunburnt Queen’. Johannesburg: Jacana. 2004. Print. Contact Sharon Doubell

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Soka aNgangelizwe MP (deceased)

Crampton, Hazel. ‘The Sunburnt Queen’. Johannesburg: Jacana. 2004. Print. Contact Sharon Doubell

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Namnawe aNgangelizwe (deceased)

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Silimela aNgangelizwe, Regent (deceased)

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Myeki of the amaMpondomise, King (deceased)

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Nokuthamba Bhulehluthi (1930 - 2012)

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Daligqili Mandela (b. - c.1930)

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Kuselwa Timakwe MP

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Mabel Notancu Timakwe (b. - 2002)

Mandela's sisters Mabel and Leabie was born in the remote South African village of Qunu; would recall with pleasure the simple country life of their childhood in Qunu, revolving around the three round ...

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Constance Mbekeni Mandela (deceased)

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Makgatho Lewanika Mandela (1950 - 2005)

NELSON MANDELA'S SON & WIFE DIE OF AIDS Makgatho Lewanika Mandela (June 26, 1950 – January 6, 2005) was the son of former South African President Nelson Mandela and his first wife Evelyn Nto...

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Evelyn Ntoko Rakeepile MP (1922 - 2004)

Evelyn Mase Profile Pic: Mase (right) with Mandela (left) on the wedding day of Walter and Albertina Sisulu, 1944. Born 18 May 1922, Transkei Died 30 April 2004 (aged 81) Spouse(s): Nelson Ma...

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Nodayimani 4th wife of Gadla Henry Mphakanyiswa Mandela (deceased)

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Nkedama from the amaMpemvu clan of the Xhosa (deceased)

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Nosekeni Nonqaphi Fanny, Right Hand Wife MP (b. - 1968)

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Mbamdonduna aMqanqeni (deceased)

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Nqabisile aMbamdonduna (deceased)

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Dalisiszwe aNqabisile (deceased)

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Ngwenyathi aDalisiszwe (deceased)

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Ganyaza aMqanqeni (deceased)

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Siganeko aGanyaza (deceased)

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Mququ aSiganeko (deceased)

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Gilizulu aMququ (deceased)

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NN mother of Mtikrakra 3rd wife (Right Hand House Wife) of Ngubengcuka Vusani aNdaba (deceased)

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Nonesi Great House Wife, Twice regent of the abaThembu MP (c.1815 - 1880)

The Story of Nonesi as Regent of the abaThembu "For the Colonial Government which had, for some time , been thinking along the lines of a divisive policy of regionalism as a solution to frontier prob...

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Mvuzo aMatanzima (deceased)

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Mthetho aMatanzima (deceased)

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Matanzima Raxoti aMthikrakra, Right Hand House Son (deceased)

The Ancestry of the abaThembu Kings During the 16th century Nxeko led his people from Dedesi to the Msana river (where he lies buried), a tributary of the Mbashe River in Mthatha district. At Msana, ...

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Ngonyama aNgubencuka (deceased)

abaThembu Descent line Possible YDNA Haplogroup E1b1a (aka E-M2) Nxeko (b c late 1500s) 1st abaThembu king, whose two sons fought over the succession: Hlanga , defeated, left to establish his o...

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Mgudlwa aNgubencuka (deceased)

abaThembu Descent line Possible YDNA Haplogroup E1b1a (aka E-M2) Nxeko (b c late 1500s) 1st abaThembu king, whose two sons fought over the succession: Hlanga , defeated, left to establish his o...

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Viva aNgubencuka (deceased)

abaThembu Descent line Possible YDNA Haplogroup E1b1a (aka E-M2) Nxeko (b c late 1500s) 1st abaThembu king, whose two sons fought over the succession: Hlanga , defeated, left to establish his o...

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Mqanqeni aNgubencuka (deceased)

abaThembu Descent line Possible YDNA Haplogroup E1b1a (aka E-M2) Nxeko (b c late 1500s) 1st abaThembu king, whose two sons fought over the succession: Hlanga , defeated, left to establish his o...

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Gungubele aNgubencuka (deceased)

abaThembu Descent line Possible YDNA Haplogroup E1b1a (aka E-M2) Nxeko (b c late 1500s) 1st abaThembu king, whose two sons fought over the succession: Hlanga , defeated, left to establish his o...

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Qhwesha aNgubencuka (deceased)

abaThembu Descent line Possible YDNA Haplogroup E1b1a (aka E-M2) Nxeko (b c late 1500s) 1st abaThembu king, whose two sons fought over the succession: Hlanga , defeated, left to establish his o...

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Nohuthe aNgubencuka (b. - c.1857)

abaThembu Descent line Possible YDNA Haplogroup E1b1a (aka E-M2) Nxeko (b c late 1500s) 1st abaThembu king, whose two sons fought over the succession: Hlanga , defeated, left to establish his o...

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Ncapayi aNgubencuka, Mtirara's Senior brother (deceased)

abaThembu Descent line Possible YDNA Haplogroup E1b1a (aka E-M2) Nxeko (b c late 1500s) 1st abaThembu king, whose two sons fought over the succession: Hlanga , defeated, left to establish his o...

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Shweni aNgubencuka, Mtirara's Second brother MP (deceased)

abaThembu Descent line Possible YDNA Haplogroup E1b1a (aka E-M2) Nxeko (b c late 1500s) 1st abaThembu king, whose two sons fought over the succession: Hlanga , defeated, left to establish his o...

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Mgubuli aGobinamba Joyi MP

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Gobinamba Joyi (deceased)

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Joyi aNgubengcuka, Regent of the abaThembu MP (deceased)

The Ancestry of the abaThembu Kings During the 16th century Nxeko led his people from Dedesi to the Msana river (where he lies buried), a tributary of the Mbashe River in Mthatha district. At Msana, ...

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Ncamana (deceased)

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Simakade MP (deceased)

abaThembu Descent line Possible YDNA Haplogroup E1b1a (aka E-M2) Nxeko (b c late 1500s) 1st abaThembu king, whose two sons fought over the succession: Hlanga , defeated, left to establish his o...

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Mandela, Left Hand House Son; Chief of Mveso MP (deceased)

The Ancestry of the abaThembu Kings During the 16th century Nxeko led his people from Dedesi to the Msana river (where he lies buried), a tributary of the Mbashe River in Mthatha district. At Msana, ...

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Fadana aNdaba, Regent of the abaThembu MP (c.1830 - d.)

abaThembu Descent line Possible YDNA Haplogroup E1b1a (aka E-M2) Nxeko (b c late 1500s) 1st abaThembu king, whose two sons fought over the succession: Hlanga , defeated, left to establish his o...

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Jumba aNdaba (deceased)

abaThembu Descent line Possible YDNA Haplogroup E1b1a (aka E-M2) Nxeko (b c late 1500s) 1st abaThembu king, whose two sons fought over the succession: Hlanga , defeated, left to establish his o...

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Mni aNdaba (deceased)

abaThembu Descent line Possible YDNA Haplogroup E1b1a (aka E-M2) Nxeko (b c late 1500s) 1st abaThembu king, whose two sons fought over the succession: Hlanga , defeated, left to establish his o...

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Mphasa aNdaba (deceased)

abaThembu Descent line Possible YDNA Haplogroup E1b1a (aka E-M2) Nxeko (b c late 1500s) 1st abaThembu king, whose two sons fought over the succession: Hlanga , defeated, left to establish his o...

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Nene aNdaba (deceased)

abaThembu Descent line Possible YDNA Haplogroup E1b1a (aka E-M2) Nxeko (b c late 1500s) 1st abaThembu king, whose two sons fought over the succession: Hlanga , defeated, left to establish his o...

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Ntlazi aZondwa (deceased)

abaThembu Descent line Possible YDNA Haplogroup E1b1a (aka E-M2) Nxeko (b c late 1500s) 1st abaThembu king, whose two sons fought over the succession: Hlanga , defeated, left to establish his o...

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Xuluma aZondwa (deceased)

abaThembu Descent line Possible YDNA Haplogroup E1b1a (aka E-M2) Nxeko (b c late 1500s) 1st abaThembu king, whose two sons fought over the succession: Hlanga , defeated, left to establish his o...

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Bawana aZondwa (deceased)

abaThembu Descent line Possible YDNA Haplogroup E1b1a (aka E-M2) Nxeko (b c late 1500s) 1st abaThembu king, whose two sons fought over the succession: Hlanga , defeated, left to establish his o...

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Bhejula aZondwa (deceased)

abaThembu Descent line Possible YDNA Haplogroup E1b1a (aka E-M2) Nxeko (b c late 1500s) 1st abaThembu king, whose two sons fought over the succession: Hlanga , defeated, left to establish his o...

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Ntongakazi Dumakazi aNdilo MP (c.1480 - d.)

AbaThembu Descent line Possible YDNA Haplogroup E1b1a (aka E-M2) Zwide is the earliest known leader of the abaThembu who ruled round about 1080. One his most notable descendants of was Mbulal...

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Ndaba aZondwa, King of the abaThembu MP (b. - c.1800)

abaThembu Descent line Possible YDNA Haplogroup E1b1a (aka E-M2) Nxeko (b c late 1500s) 1st abaThembu king, whose two sons fought over the succession: Hlanga , defeated, left to establish his o...

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Dlawu aThatho MP (deceased)

abaThembu Descent line Possible YDNA Haplogroup E1b1a (aka E-M2) Nxeko (b c late 1500s) 1st abaThembu king, whose two sons fought over the succession: Hlanga , defeated, left to establish his o...

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Gadla Henry Mphakanyiswa Mandela, Chief MP (1880 - 1928)

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MaHlangu Great House Son MP (deceased)

The Ancestry of the abaThembu Kings During the 16th century Nxeko led his people from Dedesi to the Msana river (where he lies buried), a tributary of the Mbashe River in Mthatha district. At Msana, ...

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Nxeko aNtanda, 1st King of tha abaThembu MP (c.1590 - d.)

The Ancestry of the abaThembu Kings During the 16th century Nxeko led his people from Dedesi to the Msana river (where he lies buried), a tributary of the Mbashe River in Mthatha district. At Msana, ...

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Ntande aNtoyi MP (deceased)

abaThembu Descent line Possible YDNA Haplogroup E1b1a (aka E-M2) Zwide is the earliest known leader of the abaThembu who ruled round about 1080. One his most notable descendants of was Mbulal...

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Ntoyi aMnguni MP (deceased)

abaThembu Descent line Possible YDNA Haplogroup E1b1a (aka E-M2) Zwide is the earliest known leader of the abaThembu who ruled round about 1080. One his most notable descendants of was Mbulal...

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Mnguti aCedume MP (deceased)

abaThembu Descent line Possible YDNA Haplogroup E1b1a (aka E-M2) Zwide is the earliest known leader of the abaThembu who ruled round about 1080. One his most notable descendants of was Mbulal...

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Cedume aBhomoyi MP (deceased)

AbaThembu Descent line Possible YDNA Haplogroup E1b1a (aka E-M2) Zwide is the earliest known leader of the abaThembu who ruled round about 1080. One his most notable descendants of was Mbulal...

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Bhomoyi aNtongakazi MP (deceased)

AbaThembu Descent line Possible YDNA Haplogroup E1b1a (aka E-M2) Zwide is the earliest known leader of the abaThembu who ruled round about 1080. One his most notable descendants of was Mbulal...

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Ndilo aThembu MP (deceased)

AbaThembu Descent line Possible YDNA Haplogroup E1b1a (aka E-M2) Zwide is the earliest known leader of the abaThembu who ruled round about 1080. One his most notable descendants of was Mbulal...

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Mvelase aThembu, (absorbed by the amaZulu) MP (deceased)

AbaThembu Descent line Possible YDNA Haplogroup E1b1a (aka E-M2) Zwide is the earliest known leader of the abaThembu who ruled round about 1080. One his most notable descendants of was Mbulal...

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Thembu aNjanye MP (deceased)

The Ancestry of the abaThembu Kings The earliest known ancestor of the abaThembu was Mbulali , whose grandson, Thembu , led his people from the present kwaZulu-Natal area to Dedesi in the present day...

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Njanye aMbulali MP (c.1307 - d.)

AbaThembu Descent line Possible YDNA Haplogroup E1b1a (aka E-M2) Zwide is the earliest known leader of the abaThembu who ruled round about 1080. One his most notable descendants of was Mbulal...

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Mbulali aZwide, SV/PROG MP (c.1280 - d.)

AbaThembu Descent line Possible YDNA Haplogroup E1b1a (aka E-M2) Zwide is the earliest known leader of the abaThembu who ruled round about 1080. One his most notable descendants of was Mbulal...

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Zwide MP (c.1060 - d.)

abaThembu Descent line Possible YDNA Haplogroup E1b1a (aka E-M2) * Zwide is the earliest known leader of the abaThembu who ruled round about 1080. One his most notable descendants of was Mbulal...

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Noni Jabavu MP (1919 - 2008)

Noni Jabavu Helen Nontando (Noni) Jabavu (20 August 1919[1]-19 June 2008) was a South African writer and journalist, one of the first African women to pursue a successful literary career and the firs...

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Davidson Don Tengo Jabavu MP (1885 - 1959)

Davidson Don Tengo Jabavu Davidson Don Tengo Jabavu (20 October 1885 – 3 August 1959)[1] was a South African educationist and politician, and a founder of the All African Convention (AAC), whi...

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Tengo Jabavu MP (1859 - 1921)

John Tengo Jabavu John Tengo Jabavu (11 January 1859 – 10 September 1921) was a political activist and the editor of South Africa's first newspaper to be written in Xhosa. In 1876, Jabavu to...

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Ntomboxolo kaMxolisi Sandile (deceased)

When Chief Mkhanya ka-Namba died, his younger brother and right-hand man Dyosini ka-Namba succeeded him. He had two sons, Rhamnwana and Nompempe through his wife Nontozimbi Rhatsha of Giqwa-clan. Their...

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Mxolisi Sandile, King of Rharhabe-Xhosa (deceased)

When Chief Mkhanya ka-Namba died, his younger brother and right-hand man Dyosini ka-Namba succeeded him. He had two sons, Rhamnwana and Nompempe through his wife Nontozimbi Rhatsha of Giqwa-clan. Their...

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Petros Namba, of the Tshawe clan (deceased)

When Chief Mkhanya ka-Namba died, his younger brother and right-hand man Dyosini ka-Namba succeeded him. He had two sons, Rhamnwana and Nompempe through his wife Nontozimbi Rhatsha of Giqwa-clan. Their...

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Nondumiso kaPetros Namba of the Tshawe clan (deceased)

When Chief Mkhanya ka-Namba died, his younger brother and right-hand man Dyosini ka-Namba succeeded him. He had two sons, Rhamnwana and Nompempe through his wife Nontozimbi Rhatsha of Giqwa-clan. Their...

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Ntlanganiso ka Rhamncwana Phatho (deceased)

When Chief Mkhanya ka-Namba died, his younger brother and right-hand man Dyosini ka-Namba succeeded him. He had two sons, Rhamnwana and Nompempe through his wife Nontozimbi Rhatsha of Giqwa-clan. Their...

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Mbutiyakhe kaTwani (deceased)

When Chief Mkhanya ka-Namba died, his younger brother and right-hand man Dyosini ka-Namba succeeded him. He had two sons, Rhamnwana and Nompempe through his wife Nontozimbi Rhatsha of Giqwa-clan. Their...

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Nokhazi, of the amaBamba (b. - c.1975)

Chief Phatho married Noxina daughter of Toyise from the Gasela-clan as senior wife and had a son named Dilima. Chief Dilima's senior wife was the daughter of Ndileka (a Chief of imiDushane kaNdlambe tr...

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Rhamncwana kaDyosini, Chief of the amaGqunukhwebe (deceased)

Chief Phatho married Noxina daughter of Toyise from the Gasela-clan as senior wife and had a son named Dilima. Chief Dilima's senior wife was the daughter of Ndileka (a Chief of imiDushane kaNdlambe tr...

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Nompempe kaDyosini (deceased)

Chief Phatho married Noxina daughter of Toyise from the Gasela-clan as senior wife and had a son named Dilima. Chief Dilima's senior wife was the daughter of Ndileka (a Chief of imiDushane kaNdlambe tr...

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Nontozimbi Rhatsha, of Giqwa-clan (deceased)

Chief Phatho married Noxina daughter of Toyise from the Gasela-clan as senior wife and had a son named Dilima. Chief Dilima's senior wife was the daughter of Ndileka (a Chief of imiDushane kaNdlambe tr...

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Silimela kaMkhanya (deceased)

Chief Phatho married Noxina daughter of Toyise from the Gasela-clan as senior wife and had a son named Dilima. Chief Dilima's senior wife was the daughter of Ndileka (a Chief of imiDushane kaNdlambe tr...

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Khangelanzima kaNamba (deceased)

Chief Phatho married Noxina daughter of Toyise from the Gasela-clan as senior wife and had a son named Dilima. Chief Dilima's senior wife was the daughter of Ndileka (a Chief of imiDushane kaNdlambe tr...

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Sofutha kaNamba (deceased)

Chief Phatho married Noxina daughter of Toyise from the Gasela-clan as senior wife and had a son named Dilima. Chief Dilima's senior wife was the daughter of Ndileka (a Chief of imiDushane kaNdlambe tr...

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Mkhanya kaNamba, Chief of the amaGqunukhwebe (deceased)

Chief Phatho married Noxina daughter of Toyise from the Gasela-clan as senior wife and had a son named Dilima. Chief Dilima's senior wife was the daughter of Ndileka (a Chief of imiDushane kaNdlambe tr...

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Dyosini kaNamba, Chief of the amaGqunukhwebe (deceased)

Chief Phatho married Noxina daughter of Toyise from the Gasela-clan as senior wife and had a son named Dilima. Chief Dilima's senior wife was the daughter of Ndileka (a Chief of imiDushane kaNdlambe tr...

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Dilima kaPato, Chief of the amaGqunukhwebe (deceased)

Chief Phatho married Noxina daughter of Toyise from the Gasela-clan as senior wife and had a son named Dilima. Chief Dilima's senior wife was the daughter of Ndileka (a Chief of imiDushane kaNdlambe tr...

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Namba kaDilima, Chief of the amaGqunukhwebe (deceased)

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Thuthula (deceased)

Mostert, Noel: ‘Frontiers’. 1992, Jonathan Cape, London p 429

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Khwane, Chief of the amaGqunukhwebe (c.1700 - d.)

amaGqunukhwebe (Xhosa and Khoi mixed blood chiefdom. Xhosa by adoption during reign of Tshiwo) Khwane c1700? Tyhara Tshaka d1793 Chungwa d 1812 Pato

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Tyhara kaKhwane, Chief of the amaGqunukhwebe (deceased)

amaGqunukhwebe (Xhosa and Khoi mixed blood chiefdom. Xhosa by adoption during reign of Tshiwo) Khwane c1700? Tyhara Tshaka d1793 Chungwa d 1812 Pato

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Tshaka kaTyhara, Chief of the amaGqunukhwebe (b. - 1793)

amaGqunukhwebe (Xhosa and Khoi mixed blood chiefdom. Xhosa by adoption during reign of Tshiwo) Khwane c1700? Tyhara Tshaka d1793 Chungwa d 1812 Pato

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Chungwa kaTshaka, Chief of the amaGqunukhwebe (b. - 1812)

amaGqunukhwebe (Xhosa and Khoi mixed blood chiefdom. Xhosa by adoption during reign of Tshiwo) Khwane c1700? Tyhara Tshaka d1793 Chungwa d 1812 Pato

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Kobe kaChungwa (deceased)

amaGqunukhwebe (Xhosa and Khoi mixed blood chiefdom. Xhosa by adoption during reign of Tshiwo) Khwane c1700? Tyhara Tshaka d1793 Chungwa d 1812 Pato

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Kama kaChungwa, Chief of the amaGqunukhwebe (deceased)

Six feet tall. Weslyan convert (unlike his brother - principal chief, Pato), who married Nqgika's daughter and refused to take any more wives due to religious his beliefs (Mostert, Noel: ‘Fronti...

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