King or Omukama Solomon Iguru I is the current reigning monarch of the Bunyoro Kitara kingdom in Uganda. Bunyoro kitara kingdom is a sub national or tribal kingdom that existed for centuries and was at one time the largest empire in East Africa the famous Bunyoro Kitara empire from 13th to 19th century. It is... Continue Reading →
Traditional kings, chiefs and leaders are the epitome of tribal and cultural leadership and development in many parts of Africa. This includes Democratic Republic of Congo who still have their royal leaders after abolition of their states during colonial period. The government of DRC however recognises these kings and chiefs in their constitution under the... Continue Reading →
Mwami (female King) /Queen Theresa Ntare IV of the Heru of Ha people, Buha kingdom, Kasulu District, Tanzania., Born in 1922, she was the eldest child of late Mwami (chief)Ntare. She studied law abroad and succeeded her father in 1946 as there was no male heir. 📷: Jamii forums Now being the monarch, tradition demands... Continue Reading →
The coronation of the 15th King of Iru, Nigeria,.HM King /Oniru of Iruland, Oba Abduwasiu Lamal Abisogun iii and his wife Queen or Olori Mariam Lawal. 📷: hrmoniru / Instagram Iruland or Iru is a traditional kingdom in Lagos state, Nigeria. He was formerly state commissioner of agriculture nd succeeded the late King who died... Continue Reading →
Iruland or Iru kingdom is a traditional monarchy in present day Nigeria. The King's title in traditional address is Oniru and his wife is Olori which loosely translats to Queen. Photo : Oniru of Iruland King (Oniru) Oba Abdulwasiu Gbolahan Lawal become the 15th King in 2020 after the death of the former King. The... Continue Reading →
Was HM King (Kabaka) Mwanga II of Buganda kingdom, Uganda gay, bisexual or just a misleading narrative?
Warsangeli Sultanate or kingdom was a monarchical government that was created by the Warsangeli clan in the 13th century. It is one of the few Sultanates that survived until the colonial period. The Warsangeli clan is part of the larger Darod somali clan and today exists as a traditional entity but with significant hidden influence... Continue Reading →
Somalia region which includes Somalia and the self independence states of Somaliland and Puntland were divided into various tribal or clan monarchies before colonization. However they still exist today mainly as traditional leaders of their various clans and tribes. This post focuses on currently reigning traditional monarchs in Somalia, Somaliland and Puntland....
King or Kumkani Mangaliso Ndamase ii is the current reigning monarch of AmaMpondo aseNyandeni or western Pondoland, South Africa. The Mpondo people (amaMpondo) have had two kingdoms. Eastern pondoland or amaMpondo aseQaukeni is the great royal house while Western pondoland or amaMpondo aseNyandeni is the right house. 📷 © @sasa_khwaza He is the son of... Continue Reading →