Sipho Pienaar Samuel Oupa “King Diamond” Malapane

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His (Magambi) son Kubele 11 named after his father, grew and got married to Tjhiwe Ntlou (who bore two children for him and died). When Tjhiwe died, Kubele got married to Fatjhie Sluphali Ntlou who was Tjhiwe’s younger sister who bore him eight children. When Tjhiwe died, Mkhuzelwa was about two or three years. His sibling, Qitheka was only a few months old. Both of them had no memory of their mother.

From the second wife, Kubele had eight sons namely, Thembeki, Maqengwana, Malesi, Booi, Dwana, Anna, Martha and Nellie respectively.

Mkhuzelwa felt and experienced exclusion and unfair treatment from his other siblings from the second wife and from his own brother of the same mother with him. His own brother grew believing that he is in fact the first born of the second wife so it was in this motion that he was also steadfast in the brew of this division. This separation led to Qitheka and Mkhuzelwa venturing away to never meet each other to the point of their deaths.

As the boys grew older, Maqengwana taught he had strong arms that could take Mkhuzelwa down. He was suicidally wrong in this and just as the excitement of his siblings grew that there is one of them who could take on Mkhuzelwa, they were only up to a disgrace that Mkhuzelwa cannot be beaten.

This feud followed them to Winterveldt – long after Mkhuzelwa left Habura (Hartebeespruit). Johannes Matjhila – the elder son of Mkhuzelwa – visited Dwana – who was also now a resident at Winterveldt – had a habit of visiting all his relatives as he would always do each time he was home from work. Now on one occasion, Dwana sent Johannes to fetch beer on his car and upon return, the car had dragged a rod wire around its radiator fan. Later, as the day went by, the car got a hit on the engine and Dwana became so furious he insulted him so much and uttered how much he would never acknowledge the illegitimate child Mkhuzelwa was as his brother and shall by no means pay homage to him. This is because part of the politics was that the other brothers believed that Mkhuzelwa was an illegitimate child but eventually, after some time, they realized that their mother was the one who was never paid lobola for and they got ashamed. Arrogance never allowed them however, to repent.  Of them all, only Booi was against the general stance of the siblings and desired a traditional court to have his siblings summoned and penalized for their acts.

 

Rose Ntasi Sithole

 

Rose was born in 1933 in Groenvlei to Swartbooi Mandzimana and Moniwa Nqiliba Ostrich Sithole.  Swartbooi got married to two wives Moniwa and Popi who were daughters of siblings in that Moniwa was from the elder sister whereas Popi was from the younger sister. Her entire siblings from Moniwa were ten in number – five boys and five girls. Namely, they were Poli, Sarah Stjhere, Nozuza Matjhila, Mhleni Nodroko, Kutwana Dina, Majoni Sngalela, Kereke Church, Rose, Ndrazi, Sanana Sunnyboy, Sgebengu Frans from Popi the siblings were Snanatjhi Emma, Hloyekile Johanna, Mthonyelwa Tom, Mgiyelwa Kaas, Nojisi, Mbulawa, Petrus Thulari, Attar Martha).  The total brood was eighteen.

Rose Ntasi’s Grandparents were Songemihla and Nongemihla Skosana. Traditionally parents were called after their first born. So in this case, Nongemihla was a first born. Rose was loved dearly by her father but her mother was mean throughout. One day when Nongemihla came to visit, Rose left with her and was tricked that she will be residing with her. On arrival, she was taken to cater for her cousin’s child – Peter Lesela. The cousin Johanna was mean and proud. It now turned out that Rose was taken to be a servant. She was then bought clothes for as she normally went naked as it was a norm. Each time she would request to leave, she was told that she would have her clothes taken from her and them behind.

One day there was iQude – a traditional female initiation ceremony – and on that she took advantage, undressed the clothes and left with Matjhila Nozuza, her older brother and rode off on a bicycle back home.

 

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