Clan lashes out at Makaziwe Mandela

2014-01-19 13:50
Makaziwe Mandela | Foto: Siphiwe Sibeko

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Pretoria - The AbaThembu clan has accused Makaziwe Mandela-Amuah of disrespecting her culture and of interfering with the kingdom.

According to the Sunday Independent, Nelson Mandela’s daughter angered the clan following an interview she gave that was aired on SABC last week. AbaThembu spokesperson Daludumo Mtirara said it was clear in comments made on TV that she did not understand the Xhosa culture and that she did not know the history of the royal family. He said she could learn from Mandela’s grandson Mandla.

Mtirara said that the clan was not confident in Makaziwe’s ability to execute her advisory function in the Mandela house and that she should keep in mind that she is not a world icon. He said in the clan’s eyes she was merely a junior princess that has a role to play when invited to do so.

This comes after the AbaThembu stepped in to help end another family feud in the Mandela household late last month.

The row revolved around who would step in as head of the household. The two contenders are Nelson Mandela's eldest grandson Mandla, 39, or his eldest living daughter, Makaziwe, 59.
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