The Dlamini People
Abantu bakwa Dlamini banga Bambo-Nguni bahlobene nabakwa Mkhize, AmaNgwane namaMpondo. Ngenxa yokuthi umlando wawungabhalwa kodwa udluliselwa ezizukulwaneni ngomlomo nangezithakazela asinalo ulwazi olugcwele.
Ngokuka Prince Zuko Pokwana bazalana kanje:
Ludiwu, Sidwaba, Lufelelwenja, Mini, Fulathelilanga, Nguni, Mzimkhulu, Masoka, Mhuhu, Nqubeni, Mhlanga, Musi, Mntungwa, Ndlovu, Dlamini, Ludonga, Mswati, Ngwane, Dlamini, Nkosi, Mavuso, Magudulela, Ludvonga, Dlamini, Ngwane, Ndungunye, Sobhuza, Mswati, Ludonga, Mbazeni, Ngwane, Sobhuza, Mswati iii.

Kuyacaca-ke lapha ukuthi ngokuhamba kwesikhathi babe sebehlukana ngokwezindlu babe sebeyofuna amadlelo aluhlaza ezindaweni ezehlukene. Ilelo nalelo qembu labe liholwa inkosi yalo. ODlamini abohlukananga bonke umnyombo wabo uqala ku Dlamini wokuqala. Babe sebezibiza ngezindlela ezehlukene isbn. AmSwazi, AmaZizi, AmaKhuze, Inhlangwini, Fodo, Tolo, Soshenge njll.

AmaZizi Mpuma Koloni
Dlamini, Jama, Sijadu, Nomane, Mtikitiki, Ntabuyanyuka, Sandluluba, Nkosi, Nsukunsuku, Mphinyana, Songiya, Sfanguba, Mcherhwa, Sorhelesi, Zakewu…
Ngubonde, Lamyeni, Cubungulashe, Ngxibinoboya, Mtatela, Njokweni, Ntondwa, Ndunakazi, Ndosi, Lunika, Menziwa, Zangashe, Pokwana…

Sibalukhulu, Khuze, Lungqi, Ngubokazi, Lamyeni, Langa, Mdlovu, Limakho…

Abazinze eMahlabathini
Sibalukhulu, Nyanya, Soshenge, Malandela, Magaduzela, Mabonelempunzini, Luzumane ka Ndaba, Bazume Ndaba balibele…

Abase Swazini
Dlamini, Nkosi, Sidlubula Dledle sika Nobamba, Lokothwayo, Ludonga luka Mavuso, Sidwaba Siluthuli, nina enawela uBombo ngokuhlehletela, Ndlovu ezidlekhaya ngokuswela abelusi, Sibhahuza sika Mawawa, Mlangeni, Sobhuza, Mntungwa, Wawawa, Kunene…

Inhlangwini
Lungqi, Makuthu, Tiba, Mengcwa, Mabandla, Gasa, Nombewu, Fodo, Dumuka, Mdibaniso, Langalethu, Melizwe…

Amazizi Miya
Gcwanini, Sibhewu, Saliwa, Sijekula, Bhincelehlangeni, Mancoba…

Latha
Mashwabada, Ntshawe, Nceka, Dada, Mshengu

Abantu bakwa Dlamini baningi kakhulu futhi basebenzisa izibongo ezehlukene akumangazi-ke ngoba ngesinye isikhathi uthola beganene bodwa.

MAKHATHINI
Gxabhashe, Donda wase Nkweleni,
Khuhlaphansi njenge Khowandlovu,
Ntuli kabongwa,
Bonga yena uzona umlomo,
Sonkophe, Sombhizi

MALINGA
Mlotshwa, Vunisa, Gumakhulu, Zindela

ZUNGU
Manzini, Gwabini, Makhoba, Hamashe, Geda, Ncwane, Sengwayo

MDLULI
Lukhele, Nyoka, Sikhangisa, Nzimande, Bhekiswayo

MDLALOSE
Nyande we Phahla, Khwenta, Madlula, Mgabashe, Bhudukuziwa, Phangakufa, Dikane,
Wena we Phahla elinhloko, Sphangula Sayo Ngoye,
Magutshwa lapho engekefe khona,
Wena ka Nhlangothi zibomvu amanxeba,
Wena webhaxa elithanda impi,
Ngoba ladla uDayi ka Skhova

NKWANYANA
Nina beNkonyane ka Ndwandwe,
Mncwango, Dlalisa, Mpisane, Masuku, Mtshali, Siyaya, Nxumalo

Mnguni
Mnguni ka Yeyeye, Qwabe, Gumede, Khondlo, Phakathwayo, Malandela, Mpangazitha, Caluza, Ndlela, Bayeni, Mgcaweni, Gebashe, Mzimela, Mfeka, Donda, Maphanga, Nkundlande, Mzukase, Myeni, Nozulu, Msiza, Khuzwayo, Mazalankosi

Gumede
Yeyeye, Caluza, Bayeni, Mgcaweni, Gebashe, Mfeka, Mzimela, Donda, Maphanga, Mpangazitha, Phakathwayo, Nkundlande, Mzukase, Myeni, Qwabe, Msiza, Nozulu, Malandela, Khuzwayo, Khondlo, Mazalankosi

Khuzwayo
Gumede, Qwabe,
Mnguni ka Yeyeye, Khondlo
Osidlabehlezi baka Phakathwayo,

Umnguni, Gumede no Khuzwayo abantu banye laba bonke badabuka ku Mnguni.

Hlongwane
Sangweni, Ngwane, Masumpa, Ngwadi, Matiwane, Masingasileka,
Nduku Zinobulongwe,
Ngwane ongaweli ngezibuko owela ngezimpambosi zomfula,
Zikhali azilingani nezama xhegwana,
Mdungude, Siyane, Nqobokazi, Songobese, Gwembeshe, Mzamo, Zikhali

Khanyile
Sogoni, Sthopho othi udlinkomo kanti udlimpisi,
Umashaya umuntu aphindele lapho aphuma khona,
Mahamba kancane Sogodi,
Phondo olukhulu olwavuma kwavuma amadoda,
Shalashala elihle elithi ukuvuma ukulandula,
Ntunjwa ka Langa,
Mthiyane, Ndwandwe, Zikode, Mabhuqa, Ngwane

Amakhosi Amangwane ngokulandelana:
Somkhabase;
Mafu;
Matiwane;
Ngwadi;
Ndungunye;
Ngwane;
Tshani;
Masumpa;
Zikhali;
Ngwane;
Bambazi;
Ndungunye;
Tshanibezwe;
Maswazi (Ibamba)
Menzi

Ubukhosi
1. Alfred Mzondeni Hlongwane (Bulwer)
2. Mboneni Absolom Mavuso (St. Lucia)
3. Menzi Hlongwane (Bergville)

Other Amangwane are found in Swaziland, Lesotho, Eastern Cape, Free State, Mpumalanga and all over South Afrika, Afrika and the world.

Abakwa Mbatha kusengabantu bakwa Shandu, MBEJE, Dladla. Lababantu babakhe eMangeni ngase Nkandla okwathi muva inkosi yabo uNdaba ka Sontshikazi wathuthela eNhlazatshe ngase Vryheid nesizwe sakhe. Kulapho azalela khona oMbeje, Dladla no Shandu.
Lendawo bayithanda ngoba yayiseduze kwabahlobo babo bakwa Zulu e Babanango kanti iseduze komfula iMfolozi emhlophe kanti futhi neNtaba iNhlazatshe inechibi elingomi lapho imfuyo ebeyikwazi ukuthola amanzi khona. Intaba lena beyibasiza futhi ukuthi babone isitha siseza le kude. Iyona ntaba lena obekuthi uma behlaselwa bazivikele ngayo. Lentaba yethiwa igama inkosi uNdaba ngoba ethi ‘Ihlanza Amatshe’ yagcina seyibizwa nge Nhlazatshe. Emadodaneni ka Ndaba uShandu owazinza kuyo lendawo abanye abafowabo oMbeje no Dladla bafuduka bazitholela izindawo zabo.
Emva kuka Shandu inkosi ebusile kube ngu Dunjwa okwathi uma ekhothama kungazelelwe ubukhosi bathathwa u Khali wabusela emzini kayise e Zivundleni. Amanye amadodana ka Shandu awazange athande ukuphathwa uKhali abe esehamba neqeqebana labantu bawo ayozifunela ezinye izindawo eziseduze. U-Nkomo no Mashiba baya e Zihlalo/Dlebe, uMandlovu waya eBaQulusini kanti uMngunyana waya kwa Nobamba/Danny Dalton. Kodwa-ke abazange baqhelelane ne Nhlazatshe, Mahlabathini, Dlebe, Zihlalo, Mabedlane, Ceza nezindawo ezisondelene nazo.
U Dladla yena waya koMnambithi, Nobamba/Weenen kanti abanye bazinza ko Msinga, Nquthu nezindawo ezakhelene nazo. Komsinga singabala uLugubhu ozalwa endlini ka Dumisa kanti waba nobudlelwane obukhulu nomfowabo uMbeje.

Izibongo zama Mbatha
Sontshikazi, Ndaba, Shandu, Mbatha, Mthiya, Mangcengeza, Khali, Mngunyana, Manyosi, Mashiba, Makhubalo, Mngeni, Dumisa, Nsibankulu, Nkomo, Mandlovu, Dunjwa, Mbudlele, Dilikana…
Amanye lapha amagama nje angazange aba yizibongo

Dladla
Mgabadeli, Mphembe, Mhlophe, Gadlela, Dwala, Mnembe, Kweyama, Vezi, Gigaba, Ziyamanzi, Mathenjwa, Kolotshana…

Mbeje
Bhabha, Magwaza, Mlotsha, Sihlangu senxele,
Mabhala ngepensela abafokazane bebhala ngozipho, Gumbi lama gwala, Ndabezitha

Ungacofa http://amambatha.wordpress.com/141-2/ ukuze uthole izithakazelo noma uye ku http://amambatha.wordpress.com ukuthola okwengeziwe ngama Mbatha.

Shandu son of Ndaba;
Protector of the weak;
You who fence your yard with cattle while othere fence with wattle;
Ndabezitha!

Shandu who is physically small, he can fit on the palm of a hand,
Even on the tip of the spear he can sit comfortably;
Those that give birth to kingS,
Those who step out with their feet,
Those who always kick dust,
You of the black Buffalo of Nsele;

He who planted the gareden only for birds;
Birds would thank him by coming to the garden and sing tjio…tjio…tjio!!!
One who uses this sound (bha! bha!) as he stabs,
One who climbed hills of Fort Nhlazatshe,
Unclad women came out of their huts and asked what this particular man was doing;
Shandu who only wear the blanket when the sun sets,
Shandu who has beautiful teeth;
His heroism made him to close other people’s kraals ony with a shield!

As invincible as sands of the seas,
He who is as great as heavens;
The peacemaker who leaves them to solve their disputes on their own;
A king who was even recognised by Shaka son of Senzangakhona,
Shaka the invincible!
He said, “You are a king Shandu of Ndaba and you will remain King”,
You of the royal household!
Buffalo!!

Mbeje, Mndaba, Mlotsha, You who stab repeatedly like heavens,
You who complained when Mvelase was brought from the bundle of grass;

Dladla, Mpembe, Gadlela, Mhlophe, Dwala!
Mgabadeli who crossed the grounds of Bulawayo;
You who took other people’s cattle;
You who wore the buffalo hide while Zulu was still walking naked,

You who was Ndabezitha first’
They tried to take your praisenames with sinister plans,
You kept using them as you are still using them even today!
Ndabezitha!
Ndaba ko Mkhulu!
You of the royal household!

These Praisenames/Izithakazelo were translated to English by Stanley Mbatha and Vusimuzi Shandu due to request by our brothers and sisters in the diaspora.

Khambule-Nkambule
Mncube-Ncube, Mzilankatha, Nkomo, Mlotshwa, Malanelilanga, Magosolo, Mpangazitha, Makhombothi, Dambuza, Mthabathe, Nkambule-Khambule, Silutshana, Mbunda, Maweni, Siyobi, Mthombeni, Madlozi

Khoza
Mlotshwa, Msuthu, Mkhathini, Mancencence, Hlabisa, Ntshingwayo, Mangena, Mlilo, Skhothana, Mabona, Nomageja, Sokhabase, Ntshamase, Ndlandla, Sphandabantwana, Ndlelehambekhaya Eyanqamula kwa Mandlakazi

Sibiya
Sotobe, Gazu, Ndaba, Gumede, Khathi, Manyele onyelela njenge Ntombi iya esokeni, Zethembe, Zingelwayo, Mdladla, Mqeku, Mheqwa, Ngobe, Mxa, Nogwaza, Magamanxa, Mhluzana, Soso, Mthole, Nandisa, Mbede, Mgxebe, Mkhananda, Mpangalala

Jali
Sjongo, Phumela, Ngcolosi, Mpemvu, Mlomunendaba, Mmemezi ka Hlangabeza

Ntshangase
Mgazi, Biyela, Menziwa

Mthiyane
Ndaba, Sokhulu, Luvuno, Zondo, Mazwi, Mzwili, Nqoboka, Skhangane, Langa, Ndlovu, Dlemdlem, Sokotshane, Mhlungu, Madela, Lingode, Sibhene, Gobholubabayo, Masingasilele, Sokhulu

Zuma
Nxamalala, Msholozi, Matomela, Bophela, Novela, Mpisi, Zitha, Lugaju, Chongochi, Nyambisa, Hlokohloko, Maphumephethe

Zwane
Mangethe, Cebekhulu, Mbengo, Mbambo, Mungwe, Phikelela, Nsela, Ndabakansele, Zikode, Nsele, Mafu, Mthayi, Mgabhi, Mhlaba, Mchwayo, Ntshosho, Cengesi, Thinta

Maseko
Ngcamane, Sidwabasiluthuli, Mdandulukwane, Khubonye, Ndlovu, Maphanga, Khabangobe, Simelane

Msomi
Meyiwa, Mdayi, Mlamula, Bheshwana, Maboza

Mlambo
Mabhedla, Sishango, Mahwaqakazi, Phisa, Mandeku, Mdineka, Nhlabathi, Manzi, Nobamba, Ntshikantshikana, Makhokhoba

Mazibuko
Mwelase, Khondlo, Nzima, Phuthini, Mgabhi, Manzezulu, Nkobeni, Mzila, Mangwe, Mpulo, Siwela

Makhombothi
Ntumbeza, Mlotshwa, Ntunzi,
Cabuzela onyawo zincane zingabankulu zifuze ekhabonina,
Khambule, Nkambule, Mzilankatha, Shezi, Magidla

Kubheka
Khathide, Masobote, Sombheshane, Makhunga, Ndolwane,
Wena owasobodela udlubu nekhasi,
Mgwaqo awudluli esibayeni ngoba kuvalwe ngamakhanda amadoda,
Mbendebomvu enjenge Ntolwane,
Boya obuningi obungangobe Nyathi,
Mbokodebomvu kama Gayiza esunduza abeSuthu nama Ndebele,
Magononde, Sobote

Mnyandu
Gedeza, Nongalaza, Nondela, Mphankomo, Mnguningunyane