How many chiefs do we have in Zambia?

There are 50 members in the House of Chiefs with a 5 year mandate. The members are drawn from all the 10 Provinces. Each Province is represented by 5 Chiefs selected by the Provincial Council of Chiefs in the respective provinces.

Who are the paramount chiefs in Zambia?

Paramount Chiefs

  • CHITIMUKULU. Chitimukulu is the Paramount Chieftainship of the Bemba, the largest ethnic group in Zambia. …
  • MPEZENI. The chieftainship was founded by Zwangendaba, a former general of King Shaka of the Zulu, who fled the Mfecane. …
  • THE LITUNGA. …
  • Kulamba Traditional Ceremony.

Who is a senior chief in Zambia?

Zambian Traditional Ceremonies.

CEREMONY DISTRICT CHIEF
Ikubi Lya Loongo Mumbwa Senior Chief Shakumbila
Kulamba Kubwalo Chibombo Senior chief Mukuni
Musaka Jikubi Mumbwa Chiefs Mumba & Kaindu
Ikubi Lya Malumbe-Munyama Mumbwa Chief Chibuluma

Who is the richest chief in Zambia?

Chief Mukuni is the richest chief in Zambia with a net worth estimated at $5 million. Chief Munokalya Mupotola IV Siloka III Mukuni, is the 19th Chief of the Leya.

Who is the richest king in Zambia?

Hakainde Hichilema is the richest man in Zambia. He is a businessman and politician who has been President of the United Party for National Development, an opposition political party, since 2006. Zambia has one of the fast growing economies in the world.

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Who is the chief of Kasama?

SENIOR Chief Mwamba of Kasama in Northern Province has commended President Lungu for running a government that effectively responds to the needs of the people. And Chief Munkonge also of Kasama is confident that the new provincial administration will deliver development to the area.

Who celebrate Umutomboko ceremony?

The Umutomboko is a two-day ceremony which celebrates the advent of the Lunda and Luba people to Zambia from Kola in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Who is the chief of Kaonde?

Chief Mumba and Kashinka are now known as Kaonde- Ila, as a result of the intermarriage which took place between these groups and the Ila. Kaindu (Balonga) is known as Luba, and thus retaines the name of his origin.

What does Ukusefya pa ng WENA mean?

Ukusefya pa Ng’wena is a Traditional Ceremony of the Bemba People by Paramount Chief Chitimukulu held at Mungwi Village in Kasama in the Northern Province of Zambia. … Since Bemba rulers belong to the Crocodile Clan, the discovery, earmarked Bemba-land.

What is Umutomboko ceremony?

Umutomboko means a dance of victory or dance of conquest. In narrating the origin and importance of Umutomboko, one has to link this important ceremony with days when the Lunda crossed the Luapula River into Zambia, fighting their way through and in the process conquering weaker and smaller tribes.

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