BaPedi have been organized into a Kingdom known as the Bapedi kingdom or Marota empire since 1700s.....
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.
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 →
Oba Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II is the 51st Ooni (King) of Ife kingdom, Nigeria located at Ile Ife town. Ooni is considered the most supreme king of all Yoruba people of West African and the town is known as the source to the denote the Origin of the Yoruba people. The current Ooni Oba Enitan... Continue Reading →
Who is an Omu An Omu (awe-mu)/Mother is the highest royal title and position given to a woman as the leader of the women in the Kingdom. It is a over 820 years old tradition among the Anioma subtribe of the Igbo pople of Nigeria whereby there is a dual sex monarchy, King/Obi as monarch... Continue Reading →
Who are the Balobedu Lobedu or baLobedu is an ethnic community that currently inhabit the Limpopo province in South Africa. They are famously known for their baLobedu kingdom or rather Queendom where the monarch is always a woman from the Royal House of Modjajdi since 1800. Their language is known as Khelobedu In the latter... Continue Reading →
HRH the Erelu Kuti IV of Lagos, Nigeria,Madam Abiola Dosunmu is the current Queen mother of Lagos and Yeye Oodua ( Queen mother) of Ife kingdoms, Nigeria Born a princess of the Lagos Royal family in 29TH July, 1947 to Omoba Adewunmi Dosunmu And Olori Adejoke Dosunmu. She was Crowned the Erelu-Kuti iv, the highest... Continue Reading →
Queen Best Kemigisa Akiiki is the current Queen mother (Omujwera Omugo nyina Omukama) of Tooro Kingdom in Uganda. She is the wife of late HM King/Omukama Mathew Patrick Kaboyo Olimi III who died in 1995 and the mother of HM King/Omukama Oyo Rukidi IV of Tooro Kingdom, Uganda who become monarch at a young age... Continue Reading →
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 also the progenitor of Tooro kingdom, Mitego kingdom in DRC, Kooki among others. It is inhabited by the... Continue Reading →