Wednesday, July 24, 2024

Looking at Chieftainship and the Military

There is a very interesting relationship between chieftaincy and the military and this has come a long way in the history of humanity. With Bantu tribes, a chief had to be a warrior who has conquered his enemies, both domestic and external ones.

Becoming a chief was not a position of complacency, this was the beginning of a contentious life. When one becomes a chief, not everyone is happy about that achievement and this is so true of those close to the throne, the uncles and the cousins.

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