Mabunu Mkize

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Biographical information

Synopsis:

Banished person.

First name: 
Mabunu
Last name: 
Mkize
Ban information: 
Banished
Miscellaneous: 
Lives of courage

Tensions between the Ntanzi and Bomvu communities developed in the 1940s, allegedly because Nembe Ntanzi, the hereditary leader of the Ntanzi section, ”was dismissed from the office of  induna  [headman] by Nonkenkeza Ngubane, the Acting Chief of the Bomvu tribe.” Both these communities lived in the Greytown District, Natal [now KwaZulu-Natal].’ 


References:
• Contribution by Professor S. Badat, on Banishment, Rhodes University, 2012

Last updated : 15-Jan-2013

This article was produced for South African History Online on 26-Mar-2012