imiDUSHANE kaNDLAMBE (Xhosa Tribe)

 
Title: iNkosi Enkhulu Religion: Christian
State: South Africa Dynasty: amaTshawe
   
Present Ruler: iNkosi Enkhulu Ngubesizwe Ludwe Siwani, Paramount Chief of the imiDushane kaNdlambe since 2001.
Inaugurated as the new Paramount Chief of the imiDushane Traditional Area in June 2001
Predecessors and Short History: Rulers were...
  • iNkosi Enkhulu Mdushane a Ndlambe, Paramount Chief of the imiDushane kaNdlambe 1818/1829, born 1780, son of iNkosi Enkhulu Ndlambe, Paramount Chief of the amaNdlambe, married (amongst others), Inkosazana Nonibe, Chief Wife, and had issue. He died in May 1829 in Williamstown District.
    • iNkosi Enkhulu Siwani a Mdushane (qv)
    • iNkosi Enkhulu Siyolo a Mdushane (aka Matabese) (qv)
    • iNkosi Enkhulu Qasana a Mdushane (Right Hand House), said to have succeeded as Paramount Chief of the imiDushane, due to a quarrel between Mdushane, his wife, Nonibe, and their son, Siyolo (#1), during his reign the imiDushane fragmented over time due to Qasana's support against the Colony in the 1834-35 war and Siwani was again declared head of the tribe; married and had issue.
      • iNkosi Jongilanga a Qasana, married and had issue.
        • iNkosi Bonyoti a Jongilanga, Chief of the imiDushane YaseLwandle tribe, married and had issue.
          • iNkosana Nkumbi a Bonyoti, married and had issue. He died vp.
            • iNkosi Mpuhle Doyle Jongilanga (Vulindlela), Chief of the imiDushane YaseLwandle tribe, married Inkosazana Nobotwe, Acting Chieftainess of the imiDushane YaseLwandle 2002/2007, and had issue. He died in July 2002 aged 77, buried 13th July 2002 at Ncera.
              • iNkosi Mbuyiselo Jongilanga, sworn in as Chief of the imiDushane YaseLwandle in 1998, due to his father's illness; married and had issue. He died in September 2002.
                • iNkosi Lwanda Jongilanga, iNkosi of the imiDushane YaseLwandle since 2011
              • Nomaxhosa Jongilanga
              • Mdushane Jongilanga, Acting Chief of the imiDushane YaseLwandle 2007/2009, he died 2009.

  • iNkosi Enkhulu Mqhayi a Ndlambe, Acting Paramount Chief of the imiDushane kaNdlambe 1829/1834

  • iNkosi Enkhulu Siyolo a Mdushane, Acting Paramount Chief of the imiDushane kaNdlambe 1834/-, he came into conflict with his father when he defended Nonibe, his stepmother from his father from accusations of witchcraft when Mdushane became sick from a venereal disease, died 1879.

  • iNkosi Enkhulu Siwani a Mdushane, Paramount Chief of the imiDushane kaNdlambe -/1879, married and had issue.
    • iNkosi Enkhulu Seyisi a Siwani (qv)
    • iNkosi Enkhulu Menziwa a Siwani (qv)

  • iNkosi Enkhulu Seyisi a Siwani, Paramount Chief of the imiDushane kaNdlambe 1879/1900

  • iNkosi Enkhulu Menziwa a Siwani, Paramount Chief of the imiDushane kaNdlambe 1900/1919, married and had issue. He died 22nd December 1919.
    • iNkosi Enkhulu Gushiphela Siwani (qv)

  • iNkosi Enkhulu Gushiphela Siwani, Paramount Chief of the imiDushane kaNdlambe [23.12.1919] - [10.12.1942], married (amongst others), Inkosazana Nofikile a Ngongo, and had issue. He died 10th December 1942.
    • iNkosi Enkhulu Zimlindile Payment Mnyaka Siwani (qv)

    Inkosazana Nofikile a Ngongo, Regent of the imiDushane kaNdlambe [1.2.1943] - [30.3.1957]

  • iNkosi Enkhulu Zimlindile Payment Mnyaka Siwani, Paramount Chief of the imiDushane kaNdlambe [30.3.1957] - [xx.4.1994], he died sp in April 1994.

  • iNkosi Enkhulu Ngubesizwe Ludwe Siwani, Paramount Chief of the imiDushane kaNdlambe (see above)
Other Members:
  • Chieftainess Nowanga Siwani, died before 1999.
  • Inkosi Msawezulu Siwani, died in August 1999.
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The House of Phalo: A History of the Xhosa People in the Days of Their Independence By Jeffrey B. Peires, ch.6, p.84