Gama clan history | Gama origin

Gama clan history | Gama origin | Abakwa Gama

Mafu was the son of Maphalala and Njelu khontaed at Nhlambeni.
There is a dip-tank which is called Njelu, between Nhlambeni and Gundvwini, but I am not sure whether it was named after Njelu.
Nsukumbili was commanded by BakaNgwane to look after the Kings’ graves.
The following Kings and senior princess were buried at Dlangeni:
l    King Ludvonga II
l    King Mbandzeni (Ngwane IV)
l    King Ngwane V (Bhunu)
l    Prince Makhosikhosi
l    Prince Sikhova (Senzangakhona)
l    Prince Logcogco
l    Prince Sozisa
l    Prince Mkhatjwa
l    Prince Mazini
l    Prince Maguga, and many         others.
Chief Zulukalingeni was the son of Nsukumbili. The following are the wives of Zulukalingeni Gama:
l    Nabophahla
l    Princess Veleleni
l    Dzeliwe Khanyile
l    LaNsoko
l    LaMkhonta
l    LaKunene
l    LaMhiya Dlamini
l    Kumakwakhe
The Gama clan is very important in the history of Swaziland. Chief Zulukalingeni accompanied King Bhunu when he fled to Eshowe after the murder of Indvuna Mbhabha Sibandze.
Chief Ndabefihlwayo Gama married HRH Princess Tfombi Simangele; her son is Chief Nsukumbili II.
The Gama clan do not eat Eland (Impofu).

Below is the genealogical line of the Gama chiefs:
l    Chief Nsukumbili
l    Chief Zulukalingeni
l    Chief Dinabantu
l    Chief Ndabefihlwayo
l    Chief Nsukumbili II

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