Neutral judge to adjudicate abaThembu acting kingship battle

2017-11-05 06:00

The battle over who is acting king of abaThembu played itself out at the Eastern Cape High Court, Grahamstown, this week.

‘Suicidal’ prince fakes abduction

2017-05-28 06:05

The abaThembu royal family is worried that Prince Mthandeni Mankunku Dalindyebo, jailed king Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo’s brother, may be suicidal after he lost the battle to lead his nation to his nephew Azenathi, who is now acting king.

AbaThembu Chief Daludumo Mtirara found dead

2016-11-25 11:07

AbaThembu Chief Daludumo Mtirara has allegedly killed himself, a royal family member said on Friday morning.

Ululations, salutations echo out for AbaThembu acting king

2016-10-23 06:00

Ululations and salutations echoed from the mountain top of Molweni and kumaNtentente hailing the man appointed to act as king of the AbaThembu while the incumbent Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo serves his 12-year prison sentence.


Premier ‘offends’ abaThembu faction in dispute

2017-08-27 05:58

AbaThembu traditional leaders are accusing the premier of the Eastern Cape of sowing division within their nation by siding with a faction in the royal family’s dispute over who should act as king following the incarceration of king Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo.

New king, old dramas

2016-11-27 08:06

A handsome prince, his beautiful bride and a sunny coronation are not often accompanied by a bitter court battle for the throne and the expectation that the prince will help free his father from jail.

Royal knot over vows

2016-11-20 06:00

Young prince’s wedding is seen by some as just a way to prop up his claim as acting king while his father, Dalindyebo, serves a 12-year jail sentence.

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