Mandla Mandela and the king exchange insults

2015-10-18 17:45

Not even late former president Nelson Mandela’s name has been spared as abaThembu king Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo traded insults with Mandela’s grandson Mandla this week.

Judgment reserved till Friday in King Dalindyebo’s bail case

2015-10-14 15:56

King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo of the AbaThembu nation will have to wait until Friday to find out whether his application to have his R6000 bail extended was successful.

Beware, King Dalindyebo’s dissenters told

2015-10-11 17:30

Thembu chief says 12-year jail ­sentence will be ­opposed in ­Constitutional Court as King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo was ­entitled to impose ­justice on his subjects

King Dalindyebo’s victims, royal family want him jailed

2015-07-06 10:43

One of the people who fell victim to a reign of terror overseen by abaThembu king Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo says he and the king’s other victims have been made to wait too long to see the controversial monarch sent to prison for his crimes.

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.

Dalindyebo not a co-operative king - Abathembu

2014-08-01 05:48

AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo is not a co-operative leader, the royal family 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.


Relief for King Dalindyebo as judge extends his bail

2015-10-16 13:10

There were ululations, songs and dancing, and a great sigh of relief as the Mthatha High Court extended the R6 000 bail application of the AbaThembu king Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo this morning, pending the finalisation of his appeal at the Constitutional Court.

King Dalindyebo brings in legal heavyweights as NPA opposes his bail extension

2015-10-13 15:55

The National Prosecuting Authority wants controversial AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo behind bars sooner rather than later.

DA cancels King Dalindyebo's membership

2015-10-01 12:38

The DA will cancel King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo’s membership after the Supreme Court of Appeal upheld his conviction on charges of kidnapping, assault, arson and defeating the ends of justice.

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
AbaThembu King joins the DA

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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