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'''Chief Khayisa Ndiweni''' was an outspoken traditional leader of the [[Ntabazinduna]] area in [[Matabeleland]] South, Zimbabwe from 1939 to 2010 when he died. He is the father of the current [[Chief Ndiweni]].
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'''Chief Khayisa Ndiweni''' was an outspoken traditional leader of the [[Ntabazinduna]] area in [[Matabeleland]] South, Zimbabwe from '''1939''' to '''2010''' when he died. He was a member of the '''1980''' [[Senate]]. He is the father of the current [[Chief Ndiweni]].
  
==As Chief==
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==Personal Details==
He was a leading figure in the Zimbabwe United People’s Organisation (ZUPO) party in the late 1970s, but left to found the United National Federal Party. He attended the 1979 Lancaster House Conference in London where an agreement secured Zimbabwe’s independence. Chief Ndiweni advocated a federal state at the 1980 Lancaster House constitution talks. He wanted the separation of Zimbabwe into sub-regions.<ref name="tp">Elliot Siamonga, [https://www.thepatriot.co.zw/old_posts/a-chief-out-of-touch-with-reality/ A chief out of touch with reality], ''The Patriot, Published:22 October 2015, Retrieved: 27 May 2019''</ref>
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'''Born''': '''16 July 1916''', Ntabazinduna. <br/>
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'''Death''': '''2010'''. <br/>
  
Ndiweni served as the Minister for Works in the government of Abel Muzorewa in 1979–80.<ref name="tp" />
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===Lineage===
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'''Chief Ndiweni''' is a direct descendant of [[Gundwane Ndiweni]], the first [[Ndebele]] paramount chief who led an Nguni splinter group, separate to that of King [[Mzilikazi]], into present-day Zimbabwe in '''1838'''. <ref name="tp" />
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==School / Education==
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No information could be found on his Junior or High School, or any tertiary education.
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==Service / Career==
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'''Ndiweni''' served as the Minister for Works in the government of [[Abel Muzorewa]] in 1979–80. <ref name="tp" />
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==Events==
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===As Chief===
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He was a leading figure in the Zimbabwe United People’s Organisation (ZUPO) party in the late '''1970'''s, but left to found the United National Federal Party. He attended the '''1979''' [[Lancaster House Conference]] in London where an agreement secured Zimbabwe’s independence. Chief Ndiweni advocated a federal state at the '''1980''' Lancaster House constitution talks. He wanted the separation of Zimbabwe into sub-regions.<ref name="tp">Elliot Siamonga, [https://www.thepatriot.co.zw/old_posts/a-chief-out-of-touch-with-reality/ A chief out of touch with reality], ''The Patriot, Published:22 October 2015, Retrieved: 27 May 2019''</ref>
  
 
He became unpopular with President [[Robert Mugabe]] after he said that Matabeleland region was being sidelined and underdeveloped. At one time, he is said to have refused to meet President Mugabe at a hotel in [[Bulawayo]], and instead ‘summoned’ the Head of State to his Ntabazinduna home.<ref name="tp" />
 
He became unpopular with President [[Robert Mugabe]] after he said that Matabeleland region was being sidelined and underdeveloped. At one time, he is said to have refused to meet President Mugabe at a hotel in [[Bulawayo]], and instead ‘summoned’ the Head of State to his Ntabazinduna home.<ref name="tp" />
  
==Lineage==
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==Further Reading==
Chief Ndiweni is a direct descendant of Gundwane Ndiweni, the first Ndebele paramount chief who led a Nguni splinter group, separate to that of King Mzilikazi, into present-day Zimbabwe in 1838.<ref name="tp" />
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==References==
 
==References==
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Latest revision as of 06:38, 7 January 2022

Chief Khayisa Ndiweni was an outspoken traditional leader of the Ntabazinduna area in Matabeleland South, Zimbabwe from 1939 to 2010 when he died. He was a member of the 1980 Senate. He is the father of the current Chief Ndiweni.

Personal Details

Born: 16 July 1916, Ntabazinduna.
Death: 2010.

Lineage

Chief Ndiweni is a direct descendant of Gundwane Ndiweni, the first Ndebele paramount chief who led an Nguni splinter group, separate to that of King Mzilikazi, into present-day Zimbabwe in 1838. [1]

School / Education

No information could be found on his Junior or High School, or any tertiary education.

Service / Career

Ndiweni served as the Minister for Works in the government of Abel Muzorewa in 1979–80. [1]

Events

As Chief

He was a leading figure in the Zimbabwe United People’s Organisation (ZUPO) party in the late 1970s, but left to found the United National Federal Party. He attended the 1979 Lancaster House Conference in London where an agreement secured Zimbabwe’s independence. Chief Ndiweni advocated a federal state at the 1980 Lancaster House constitution talks. He wanted the separation of Zimbabwe into sub-regions.[1]

He became unpopular with President Robert Mugabe after he said that Matabeleland region was being sidelined and underdeveloped. At one time, he is said to have refused to meet President Mugabe at a hotel in Bulawayo, and instead ‘summoned’ the Head of State to his Ntabazinduna home.[1]

Further Reading

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Elliot Siamonga, A chief out of touch with reality, The Patriot, Published:22 October 2015, Retrieved: 27 May 2019