King Lobengula

Maphenduka can’t get away with distorting history

Maphenduka can’t get away with distorting history

Jonathan Maphenduka’s article which appeared in the Southern Eye on August 3, 2015 entitled; “British buck-passing game on display”, should never be allowed to go unchallenged. It contains deliberate distortions, innuendos and downright lies, particularly against the Shona people.

If I Am Kalanga, So What?

If I Am Kalanga, So What?

Kalanga is one of the officially recognised languages embedded as an obligation in Section 6 of Zimbabwe’s Constitution.

Ndebele kingdom revival sparks interest

Ndebele kingdom revival sparks interest

DESCENDANTS of the King Lobengula vowed to re-establish the Ndebele kingdom this year, but they could have started a chain of events they could not have fathomed, ranging from the ridiculous to the serious.

South Africa-based ‘chief’ causes stir

South Africa-based ‘chief’ causes stir

ALBERT ZWELIBANZI KHUMALO Gumede, who was installed as paramount chief of the controversial secessionist “Mthwakazi Republic” in March by a group of people from Matabeleland, based in South Africa, on Saturday attended commemorations to mark the death of Ndebele nation’s King Mzilikazi.

Ndebele ‘chief’ causes stir in SA

Ndebele ‘chief’ causes stir in SA

ZIMBABWEANS based in South Africa on Saturday installed a “a paramount chief” sparking debate in the Diaspora community believed to number more than three million.

SA man claims to be Lobengula’s great grandson

SA man claims to be Lobengula’s great grandson

A SOUTH AFRICAN national who claims to be a great grandson of Ndebele King Lobengula is in the country to compile information about the history of the Ndebele people and the monarchy for a book titled Roots that he is writing

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