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Abducted prince of Mandela’s clan found unharmed

Motive for abduction of brother of jailed King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo remains unclear.

Royal family wants King Dalindyebo out, but he’s fighting to retain his kingship

President Jacob Zuma told the AbaThembu king in April that it had been requested that his certificate of recognition be withdrawn.

Africa battles to rid itself of absolute kings and mini-monarchs

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Arrive Alive unaware of King Dalindyebo’s dagga habit

Arrive Alive says it was unaware of AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo's dagga-smoking habits when it made him an ambassador.

Royal family slams AbaThembu king for claims of heir

The AbaThembu royal family has dismissed claims by King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo that he has identified an heir.

Dalindyebo: No ideology test for DA king

Politically, Dalindyebo is a good catch but his past presents a serious challenge to the Democratic Alliance.

Dalindyebo the ‘tyrant’: The court case against the king

AbaThembu king Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo's serious rap sheet reveals a monarch desperate to cling to power because he believes he is being persecuted.

The king’s things: Behind Dalindyebo’s move to the DA

The "unfair" treatment of AbaThembu king Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo by the ANC lies at the heart of his departure from the ruling party towards the DA.

AbaThembu king Dalindyebo joins the DA

AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo has announced he has joined the Democratic Alliance, says the party's Eastern Cape leader.

DA hopes AbaThembu king’s blood is blue

The Democratic Alliance will speak to AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo about him joining the party.

My weed-smoking should not surprise you, says AbaThembu king

Self-confessed dagga-smoking AbaThembu king Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo says he is not perturbed by being constantly associated with the illegal smoke.

Zuma flushes ministers like condoms, says AbaThembu king

Referring to Jacob Zuma's recent Cabinet reshuffle, King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo has said that the president has a way of flushing out his opponents.

AbaThembu king: Go back to Nkandla, Zuma

The AbaThembu king has travelled to the Union Buildings to tell Jacob Zuma that he is joining the DA and wants the president to vacate office.

Mandela ‘is very much alive’, says grandson

While the abaThembu king visited Nelson Mandela in hospital, the former president's grandson Ndaba has said Madiba "is very much alive".

Mandela family feud gets uglier

Mandla Mandela has struck back against the abaThembu king after allegations Nelson Mandela's grandson is an illegitimate chief.

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