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Mthunzi-Mdwaba-Amahlubi Feature

Mthunzi Mdwaba

Mthunzi, President & CEO of TZoro IBC, the first African IOE Vice-President to the ILO,Global Spokesperson for Employers in almost a 100 years of the ILO’s existence, and consequently Vice-Chairman of the Governing Body. The IOE represents 153 Employer Organisations & over 50 Million companies through same. He started out as an entertainment practitioner, working for Kallmeyer&Strime Attorneys and later worked in the music/entertainment industry at the highest level, running the industry body made up of producers/record companies.


This article was written to assist in the efforts of bringing the history of amaHlubi to the populace. Another reason is that people wonder on this land, not knowing who they are. I, writing this article was under the illusion that I was Xhosa- I speak the language, was raised and even circumcised in the tradition. I am certain a great number of people exist who previously identified as Swati, Tswana, Ngwane, Zulu, Sotho and Ndebele and are actually Hlubi. It also never occurred to me as to why we mention the name of our nation in our clan praise songs