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  • noun Plural form of inkhosi.

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Examples

  • "The amakhosi are a very important constituency and to ensure the success of the imbizo we should let them express any problem which they may have so that we can go to the imbizo speaking one language", Mandela said.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • President Nelson Mandela last night, Sunday, 25 February 1996, consulted Chief Mangosuthu Buthelezi telephonically on the date and venue of the meeting with KwaZulu-Natal amakhosi, which is to precede the planned imbizo.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • If the king wanted to make a decision he would have to call the amakhosi and the Zulu nation to tell them.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • "We are delighted by the fact that the majority of 'amakhosi' in the province have indicated their willingness and readiness to fully participate and support this process," he said.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Organisationally, we have not made maximum use of the opportunities presented by democracy, peace and stability to do consistent work among the sector that were alienated from the movement, such as amakhosi, the rural masses and Indian communities of Chatsworth and Phoenix.

    AFRICAN NATIONAL CONGRESS

  • This emerged after a meeting of "amakhosi" (chiefs), members of the Zulu royal house and members of Iso Lesizwe (eye of the nation) in Ulundi.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Mr Mandela said while he had taken account of the leaders 'opposition to the Bill, it was necessary to improve the living standards of the "amakhosi" to afford them the respect they deserved.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Mr Buthelezi said he was not opposed to central government contributing to the payment of "amakhosi" but that it should be controlled by provincial governments.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • They should sit in Parliament not as representatives of political parties but as a body of "amakhosi", or chiefs, and be free to consult and interact with all parties represented in Parliament.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Mr Mandela urged the "amakhosi" (traditional leaders), provincial authorities and politicians to "do what we can to combat political violence within our communities".

    ANC Daily News Briefing

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