A Compilation of various royal titles in local languages and address from common english substitutes. Note some may lack direct substitutes and meanings differ in different royal monarchies. Information may also be prone to errors in translation to english. The names may also mean differently from their address NB. European colonial governments lower ranked our... Continue Reading →
Royal Palaces in Africa || African Royal Palaces
A royal palace is a residence of a ruler or monarch. The name originates from latin but has been adopted allover the world in various forms of languages such as palais in French, palace in English, pallazzo in italian, palacio in Spanish among others. Many people know of the impressive large buildings mostly in the... Continue Reading →
The Rharhabe royal family, South Africa
The Rharhabe kingdom is a royal traditional kingdom located in South Africa which has existed for many years since the 18th century. It is mainly inhabited by the Rharhabe tribe (amaRharhabe) who are a branch of the larger xhosa group. The Rharhabe royal house is the right royal house while the gcaleka royal house is... Continue Reading →
History of Meru people of Kenya || Ameru Tribe Kenya
Meru people (aMeru or aMiiru) are a bantu speaking tribe found in the highlands and slopes of Mt Kenya in Meru and Tharaka Nithi Counties. They Meru people are over 1 million speakers and are further grouped into 9 susbtribes
Sultan Ahmed Alimirah of Aussa sultanate of Afar people, Ethiopia || Coronation
HM Sultan Ahmed Alimirah of Aussa sultanate of Afar people of Ethiopia and horn of Africa has been officially crowned the 15th Sultan on 13th March 2023 at a ceremony in the Afar region He is the heir to his late brother Sultan ambassador Hanfare Alimirah who passed away in 2020. https://www.instagram.com/p/CQkwwoVncN9/?igshid=YmMyMTA2M2Y= He is the... Continue Reading →
Traditional Kings and Chiefs of Zambia
The Government of Zambia recognizes 4 Paramount chiefs, 43 Senior chiefs and 241 Chiefs. Their royal titles differ with the four most senior ones being called Kings or Paramount chiefs. Traditional entities are recognized by Government with representatives seating in the House of Chiefs under the constitution. Membership is 50 members from the 10 provinces... Continue Reading →
Traditional Kings in Cameroon
Traditional Kings of Cameroon....
Lesotho Royal Family
Lesotho royal family is the current reigning family for the kingdom of Lesotho formerly called Basutoland. They are members of the Moshoeshoe dynasty names after the first king who consolidated clans into what today is called Lesotho (Land of BaSotho). The Moshoeshoe dynasty is huge with several members and descendants......
Traditional Kings in Angola
Angola is today a republic country located in Southern Africa region. The country is usually called land of Kings due to it's name Angola which is derived from the title Ngola which means King in Ndongo kingdom. It is a country with many ethnic groups with their own monarchical systems which were destroyed by the... Continue Reading →
Traditional Kings of Madagascar || Ampanjaka
Did you know that Madagascar still has tribal kings to date? Yes, Madagascar has many tribal kings who rule te various ethnic groups around the country. Madagascar now a republic was previously a Kingdom controlled by the Merina Kings and Queens until its abolition in 1897 by the colonial french. However other tribes still had their own kingdoms despite rule by the Merina kings and queens. Today most kings are locally called Mpanjaka(King).........
BamaNgwato Khama Royal Family, Botswana
The BamaNgwato royal family or commonly known as the Khama dynasty is the royal house of the traditional monarchs (Kgoskgolo) of the BamaNgwato people of Botswana............
Paramount Chiefs/Kings of Botswana
Botswana is a made of 8 principal or major tribes or ethnic groups that are headed by a monarch today called a paramount chief (kgosi) who were initially kings before the colonial era. They include:.....
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