Royal weddings (white and traditional) across the African Continent
Today is the 60th death and assassination anniversary of HRH Prince Louis Rwagasore of Burundi. He was eldest son of King Mwambutsa IV and Queen Kanyonga of Burundi. He was married to a hutu lady Princess Marierose Ntakimevyo in 1959. The prince was an advocate for Burundian independence against the Belgian colonial government. He founded... Continue Reading →
Bamoun (Bamun) people are an ethnic group currently inhabiting Cameroon. They formerly existed as a monarchical nation called kingdom of Bamun ruled by kings or sultans. Today the monarch of the Bamoun still exist but only as a traditional entity, however thhey hold immense unseen power with their people. His traditional title is Mfon which... Continue Reading →
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 is King Nzolameso Antonio of Bambata (mbata) or Zombo kingdom, Angola. He is a Angolan decorated lieutenant colonel who... Continue Reading →
Tanganyika has it was called over 50 years ago had monarchs, kings, sultans and chiefs ruling the many different tribal communities. These royal dynasties and royal families have existed for centuries and held immense power and influence among their people. Remember they were the negotiators who signed treaties with the colonialists as the heads of... Continue Reading →
The Government of Zambia recognizes 4 Paramount chiefs, 43 Senior chiefs and 241 Chiefs. Their royal titles differ with the four most senior ones being called Kings or Paramount chiefs Traditional entities are recognized by Government with representatives seating in the House of Chiefs under the constitution. Membership is 50 members from the 10 provinces... 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 →