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Mpehle Clan Praises , AmaMpehle History

Mpehle Clan Names : Cabashe, Dikane, uVete, Notyedo, Goc’ iNyonga, Masila, Nkomo z’bomvu (a Mpodomise clan name)

AmaMpehle came from East of Central Africa around the Lake Tanganyika. They are the decendents of Chief Sibiside, and the son of Sibiside was Njanya.

Njanya gave birth to two twins Mpondomise (the first/elder twin) and Mpondo (the second twin). Mpondo is the twin who gave birth to (Amampondo clan such as Faku, Nyawuza etc).

After Mpondomise and Mpondo Njanya gave birth to Xesiba “imfusi” (a person who is born after twins in Xhosa is called imfusi). Mpondomise gave birth to Ntose and Ntose had three wives, the first wife gave birth to Cwera (from whom Amacwera originated), the second wife gave birth to Mpinga( from whom the whole clan of Amampinga originated.

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  1. Mchako

    Deke, Cabashe, gxiinishe unyangwana or unyongo, Masila, umchako.

  2. Njabulo

    Also nohushe and vengwa

  3. Daphne Bekeweni

    Amacwerha clan, I understand from Intlalo kaXhosa by Tiyo Soga that they are related to the Whites whose boat was broken in St Johns. This happened long time ago. They couldn’t fix their boat and ended up staying amongst the Mpondomise. There were no Black Smith then. I need clarity here please

    • Mpehle

      You are are right even if you are wrong

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