Have you heard about the tradition of crowning princesses as regents to the throne in Nigeria? Well this is one of the most unique regency royal traditions in the world where daughters are crowned as regents and adopt the male lifestyle of their late father. Meet the Women King regents of Nigeria
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.
HRH the Erelu Kuti IV of Lagos, Nigeria,Madam Abiola Dosunmu. (Queen mother of Lagos) and Yeye Oodua ( Queen mother) of Ife 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 female royal position in Lagos... 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 →
HM late Queen Regent Mantfombi Dlamini Zulu was the 3rd queen consort of late King Goodwill Zwelithini of Zulu, South Africa and princess of Eswatini as the daughter of King Sobhuza II. She later was named queen regent (INDLOVUKAZI) .....
HRH Nkosikazi Nomandla Dorothy Mhlauli has been named the new Chairperson of the National House of Traditional Leaders, South Africa........
We mourn the passing of HRH Nkosikazi Fikeni of amaXesibe traditional council, Mpondo aseQaukeni Kingdom, South Africa . She was the acting chief/regent for her son who is the chief of amaXesibe traditional council She was also the cousin in law and representative of Queen Regent Lombekiso MaSobhuza Sigcau of amaMpondo aseQaukeni Kingdom to the... Continue Reading →
Lesotho, officially the Kingdom of Lesotho is a tiny nation encircled in South Africa known for its mountains and rich basotho blankets and horses. It is nicknamed the mountain kingdom of Africa, the Switzerland of Africa sldue to its cold temperatures during winter. It is a constitutional monarchy ruled by an only male succession rule... Continue Reading →
Queen mother Manyaku Thulare has been appointed regent of BaPedi Kingdom, South Africa. She is the mother of the late King Victor Thulare III Sekhukune who passed away in January 2021. https://www.instagram.com/p/CPnaeqgn9hX/?utm_medium=copy_link Late King Victor Thulare III left two wives and five children. However none of his children will inherit the throne because his wives... Continue Reading →
HM Queen mother Semane Molotlegi of Bafokeng tribe, South Africa born a princess of BaMangwato tribe, Bostwana was buried on Saturday 12th December in a ceremony attended by a few. Photo courtesy of Thato Mmereki Photo courtesy of Thato Mmereki Photo courtesy of Thato Mmereki May she rest in eternal peaceShe has been a spearhead... Continue Reading →