AbaThembu king apologises to Zuma

2014-12-24 22:02

AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo has visited President Jacob Zuma at his Nkandla residence to apologise for his "recent utterances", the presidency says.

State requests postponement in AbaThembu matter

2014-09-01 21:39

The State has asked for a postponement in the matter between King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo of the Abathembu and President Jacob Zuma, the presidency says.

AbaThembu king's son may accede to throne

2014-08-08 08:53

AbaThembu king Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo's 22-year-old son could succeed his father if the monarch is jailed over a 2009 culpable homicide conviction, according to a report.

No warrant of arrest for AbaThembu king

2014-08-06 10:47

No warrant of arrest has yet been issued for AbaThembu king Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo, Eastern Cape police have said.

Arrive Alive unaware of king's dagga habit

2014-01-12 21:01

Arrive Alive was unaware of AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo's dagga-smoking habits when they made him the ambassador for their campaign.

Indebted Xhosa king seeks more legal aid

2013-07-28 09:46

Thembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo, who earns a government salary of R978 321, has applied for state financial assistance in his appeal against a prison sentence despite already owing Legal Aid R80 000.


AbaThembu King joins the DA

2013-07-16 11:10

The DA's leader in the Eastern Cape, Athol Trollip, discusses the party's position on the controversial AbaThembu King, Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo, joining their ranks.

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DA will speak to AbaThembu King: Report

2013-07-14 12:04

The Democratic Alliance will speak to the AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo about him joining the party, reports say.

Graça 'less anxious' about Mandela

2013-07-12 20:02

Graça Machel says she’s less anxious about former president Nelson Mandela’s condition, five weeks after he was admitted to hospital.

Mandla to be ousted as chief - king

2013-07-10 22:11

Formalities will soon be finalised to oust Nelson Mandela's grandson Mandla Mandela as chief of Mvezo, AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo says.

Mandela is 'conscious'

2013-07-10 17:48

Nelson Mandela is conscious and recognises visitors, the AbaThembu king has said after visiting the former president in hospital.

DA to meet with AbaThembu king

2013-07-10 10:04

The Eastern Cape DA says it is not bothered by the negative publicity surrounding AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo and will meet with him.

'Go to hell', AbaThembu king tells Zuma

2013-07-08 10:43

AbaThembu king Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo has told President Jacob Zuma to stay out of royal affairs, a report says.

Brother: AbaThembu king on his way out

2013-07-07 19:30

AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo may not be a ruler for much longer, according to a senior member of the AbaThembu royal family.

Mandela's cousin to join the DA

2013-06-30 07:39

Nelson Mandela's cousin, Tembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo, says the ANC has lost its way and that he plans to join the DA.

ANC hits out at AbaThembu ex-king

2012-11-05 09:50

The Eastern Cape ANC has reacted with shock to a statement by the recalled king of the AbaThembu Royal House, Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo, who said if he could, he would fire President Jacob Zuma.


State can't say why Dalindyebo not jailed

2014-12-10 10:36

The National Prosecuting Authority could not give details as to why AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo remains at liberty after failing to meet an appeal deadline.

Court to hear king's bid to stop removal

2014-08-21 20:42

The Mthatha High Court will hear Abathembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo's application to interdict President Jacob Zuma from removing him as a king.

Zuma not dethroning AbaThembu king - SACP

2014-08-06 21:12

President Jacob Zuma did not initiate moves to remove AbaThembu king Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo, the SA Communist Party in the Eastern Cape says.

King steps in over Mandla's dogs at Qunu

2013-12-09 10:08

Abathembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo stepped in to quell any disagreements among the Mandela family ahead of former president Nelson Mandela's memorial service, The Times reports.

King could lose DA membership - Zille

2013-07-22 22:36

AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo will lose his DA card if he loses an appeal against his criminal convictions, party leader Helen Zille says.

DA set to meet with AbaThembu king

2013-07-15 09:04

The Eastern Cape DA is set to meet AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo, provincial leader Athol Trollip has said.

AbaThembu royals apologise to Zuma

2013-07-14 08:11

The AbaThembu Royal House has apologised to President Jacob Zuma after comments made by AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo and says his removal as king is not yet finalised.

I puff weed - king

2013-07-10 23:04

Self-confessed dagga-smoking AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo says he is not perturbed by being constantly associated with the illegal smoke.

King must follow due process for Mandla

2013-07-10 22:11

Traditional leaders are not deposed and inaugurated without due customary and legal processes, an Eastern Cape official says.

Zuma wants to 'flush' me: AbaThembu king

2013-07-10 17:48

President Jacob Zuma has ways of "flushing" his opponents, AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo says.

AbaThembu king visits Mandela

2013-07-09 14:15

AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo has arrived at the Pretoria hospital where former president Nelson Mandela is spending his 32nd day.

Mandla labels king 'delusional, unstable'

2013-07-08 09:12

Former president Nelson Mandela's grandson Mandla Mandela has reportedly laughed off a threat to remove his chieftaincy, labelling AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo "unstable" and "delusional".

Doubts over Mandla Mandela's status

2013-07-07 11:27

The row over the legitimacy of Mandla Mandela’s status as chief has deepened, with questions over whether government followed the correct procedure when it restored the Mvezo chieftaincy.

King: Zuma, ANC 'corrupt hooligans'

2013-06-24 11:00

The Abathembu king has described the ANC and President Jacob Zuma as "corrupt hooligans" who are distorting Nelson Mandela's leadership, according to a report.

AbaThembu king snubs Malema

2012-05-04 15:16

Expelled ANC Youth League president Julius Malema has been refused entry to the Great Place of abaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo in Bumbane in the Eastern Cape, The Times reports.

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