uMkhumbane Museum Memories
The Nurturer-Spirit of a Zulu Queen
The Museum Honours its First Leader
Queen Thomozile Jezangani Ka – Ndwandwe Zulu
Inspiration for Change
Queen Thomo,lived in Mayville after having to leave the Royal House.
A women of tall stature and strong character, a gifted Artisan and Traditional Zulu Musician.
Active political interest during her lifetime.
Queen Thomozile passed on in the 1950’s.
Second wife to King Cyprian Bhekuzulu Nyangayezizwe and mother of two sons including
the present King Goodwill Zwelethini.
2011 – Queen Thomo’s Reinterment on the site and construction of her symbolic crypt
Location within the Community gives honour to her role as a mother and leader.
Her connection to the uMkhumbane Museum re – iterates the memory of her
creative identity and her concern with the advancement of her people.