About KwaBhaca Great Kingdom

“Historically, around 1720’s, we the Bhacas lived in the Northern part of the Pongola River near the Lebombo Hills, in a place that is today the boundary between Mpumalanga and Swaziland. As it is often stated that at about this period, the KwaZulu Natal was occupied by different tribes such as abaMbo and the aMalala, it is suspected that the amaBhaca came from one of these tribes. During this period amaBhaca were Zelemus.

Between 1734 and 1800’s the amaZelemu left the land below the Drakensberg Mountains towards the east at times would hide in the forests like Nkandla forest so that they would not be seen. It is suspected that when the amaZelemu fled, they were accompanied by the amaWushe. Some chief that lived along amaBhaca include Chief Nondzaba, Dlepu, Mnginambi and Macingwane.

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The movement of the Bhacas is estimated to have been visible between 1734 and 1820’s.

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IMVELAPHI YAMABHACA

March 2nd, 2021|0 Comments

Madikane II Thandisizwe Diko was installed on the 10th of April 2010 as the King of amaBhaca. He was the son of Kumkani Mzawugugi Diko and Queen Nosizwe Diko; and hails from the noble lineage [...]

Madzikane KaZulu

September 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Madzikane was the founder and a King of the Bhaca people. Before him his father's tribe was known as AbakwaZelemu but after Madzikane had united many multitudes of deferent people and deferent tribes his nation was known [...]

Idabi lake Ntsizwa

September 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Ngonyaka ka 1828, uShaka ka Senzangakhona wahlasela uMadzikane no Faku. uShaka wanduluka ekhokhele umkhosi wakhe buqu. Wathsi mayefika kumlambo uMzimkhulu, wawehlula kabini lomkhosi, omnye wawukhomba ukuthsi uhlasele uMadzikane omnye wawukhomba kuFaku ikhokhelwe tinjengele. UShaka [...]