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 →
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 →
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 →
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 due 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. Queen mother regent Manyaku Hlapogadi Thulare currently serves as the Regent to the BaPedi throne since 2021. She was the royal candle wife/Timamollo of... Continue Reading →