Royal Crowns and Tiaras used by the Tooro Royal Family , Uganda
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 →
The great wife tradition is a royal marriage tradition practiced by various royal houses in Africa particularly Southern Africa traditional Kingdoms and Chiefdoms. A great wife is a wife married for the king to bear the heir to the throne.
21 October 2019 was the official date for the enthronement ceremony of Emperor Naruhito and empress Masako of Japan. Over 2000 world dignitaries gathered for the event among them royals from Europe, asia, oceania and our very own Africa. Here are some pictures of King and queen of Lesotho, Eswatini and prince of Morocco TM... Continue Reading →
Amampondo royal family is the ruling royal dynasty of the Mpondo Kingdom of AmaMpondo people of South Africa. AmaMpondo are a southern bantu group currently inhabiting South Africa. Their Kingdom which was started in 500 AD is now found in modern Eastern cape province South Africa headed by a king whose local title is Kumkani.... Continue Reading →
Late King Justice Mpondombini sigcau was the king of the Mpondo Kingdom (aseQaukeni/Eastern Pondoland) from 1978 until his death in 2013. Born Crown Prince Thandizulu Sigcau, he was the son of the previous King Botha Sigcau ,brother to princess Stella Sigcau and prince Ntsikayezwe sigcau. As per great royal wife tradition, In the 1970s King... Continue Reading →
The two swazi sisters Princesses who married amaMpondo princes and became queens.They are both granddaughters of late King Sobhuza ii of Eswatini then Swaziland. Left :Queen Lombekiso Sigcau Right: late Queen Bhongolwethu Ndamase Left: Queen regent Lombekiso MaSobhuza Sigcau of Eastern amaMpondo aseQaukeni kingdom, South Africa. She is the daughter of late Prince Makhungu Dlamini... Continue Reading →
Today is the 60th death and assassination anniversary of HRH Prince Louis Rwagasore of Burundi. He was eldest son of King Mwambutsa IV and Queen Kanyonga of Burundi. He was married to a hutu lady Princess Marierose Ntakimevyo in 1959. The prince was an advocate for Burundian independence against the Belgian colonial government. He founded... Continue Reading →