AN AUDIT of abaThembu king Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo’s five marriages has uncovered discrepancies in each regarding whether they were conducted under the correct customary practices.At least two of the five marriages are in question as no one seems to know who the marriage and lobola negotiators were‚ while in one case‚ lobola was paid only after the wife had died.It was also disclosed that Dalindyebo married two women on the same day and only one sheep instead of two were slaughtered for the utsiki ritual to introduce them to ancestors.These revelations were made at a meeting held at Bumbane Great Place recently by royal family spokesman Chief Mfundo Mtirara‚ Chief Jonginyaniso Mtirara‚ Chief Thanduxolo Mtirara‚ Chief Mandla Mandela‚ Prince Nkululeko Dalindyebo‚ Queen Noluntu Dalindyebo and others."We were just looking at the set-up of the queens. All of them do not have status‚ and are yet to be graded according to our custom of ukwabiwa kwabafazi‚" said Mfundo Mtirara.Dalindyebo’s w...

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