King Nzolameso Antonio of Bambata or Zombo kingdom, Angola who was also a decorated lieutenant colonel in the Angolan armed forces has passed away.
Bambata (mbata) or Zombo kingdom is one of the Kingdoms under the larger kingdom of the Kongo. It is today a traditional kingdom located in the country of Angola. The late King of Bambata or Zombo was King Nzolameso Antonio of Bambata (mbata) or Zombo kingdom, Angola. He is a Angolan decorated lieutenant colonel who... 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 SULTAN OF WARSANGALI... Continue Reading →
Sultan and King (Nfon) Ibrahim Mbombo Njoya of Bamoun people of Cameroon has passed away. He died in Paris France where he was receiving treatment after covid19 complications. He was the 19th reigning monarch of the Bamoun people of Cameroon who formerly inhabited the Bamoun Kingdom.Previously he served in various capacities in the Cameroonian government... 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 →
Meet Nfon (King or ruler) Mukete IV Ekoko Leonard of Bafaw people of Cameroon. He is also ruler of kumba region, the centre of Bafaw people Photo : Facebook Photo : the Sun Cameroon He is the last born son of late Nfon Victor Mukete who died in 2021 aged 103. Nfon Victor Mukete was... Continue Reading →
Sakalava are an ethnic group of Madagascar. They were organised into different tribal monarchies headed by different dynasties. Particularly of interest is that they allowed female succession, with some kingdoms being ruled by only women. The Sakalava kingdoms included Sakalava Bemihisatra of Nosy BeSakalava Bemihisatra of AnalalavaSakalava Bemazava /Nosy FalySakalava Menabe Sakalava Menabe Late Princess... Continue Reading →
We sadly announce the death of HM Alaketu Oba Adeboyega Adefowora JP of Ketu, Lagos state, Nigeria who has passed away. He was married to one wife with children. © The African Royal Families. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, rewritten or redistributed without permission.
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 →
The Sultanate of Darfur today located in Sudan. It existed from 1603 until 1916 when the British dismantled it and incorporated it into its colony. One its famous sultans was sultan Ali Dinar who died fighting for his Sultanate against the British. Sultan Ali Dinar A prince of Darfur, the son of Sultan Ali Dinar... Continue Reading →