Prince Louis Rwagasore of Burundi 🇧🇮 day- 13 October

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 →

Buganda Royal Tiaras and Crowns

Buganda kingdom is traditional historic monarchy of the Baganda people, found in present day Uganda. It is ruled by the Kabaka (King) who has a Queen (Nnabagereka) by his side. King's Crowns The Kabaka or King has a range of three crowns which he occasionaly uses depending on the royal occasion at hand. Coronation Crowns... Continue Reading →

The Rharhabe royal family

The Rharhabe kingdom is a royal traditional kingdom located in South Africa which has existed for many years since the 18th century. It is mainly inhabited by the Rharhabe tribe (amaRharhabe) who are a branch of the larger xhosa group. The Rharhabe royal house is the right royal house while the gcaleka royal house is... Continue Reading →

Queen regent Mantsebo Seeiso of Lesotho

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 of Ikate, Nigeria

Queen mother Titilayo Elegushi of Ikate, Nigeria is the mother of the current HM King/Elegushi Oba Saheed Elegushi Kunsela iii of Ikate who became monarch in 2010. The queen was born on 21st may She is also the second wife of late HM King/Elegushi Oba Elegushi Kunsela ii who passed away in 2009. Her traditional... Continue Reading →

African royals at the British coronation 1953

Did you know that African Kings and Queens, patamount chiefs, sultans etc were invited to the British coronation? It is commonly known that European royals were mostly the attendees of the coronation of Queen Elizabeth ii of UK in 1953. Despite low coverage of our african royals (probably the English media didn't know who they... Continue Reading →

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