Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of inkosi.

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Examples

  • Hlatswayo said the NLC decided to hold the workshops to give rural people who lived in areas controlled by traditional leaders - especially women - an opportunity to give their views on the roles, powers and functions of the amakosi.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Buthelezi was addressing the Zulu amakosi (chiefs) at Ulundi.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Bill of Rights, and ensure that women have representations on their Councils, that there are also women amakosi.

    Women 2001

  • Our amakosi should replicate the values of their forebears, rather than attempt to set themselves up as royalty and make huge inroads into state coffers as is happening in some regions.

    Women 2001

  • Research shows that where progressive amakosi have allocated land to women, their male neighbours have objected and made their lives difficult.

    Women 2001

  • Traditionally, the amakosi lived close to their people, in democratic consultation with them, their material standard of living not vastly different from that of their subjects.

    Women 2001

  • Such land is held in trusteeship by the amakosi, who rarely allocate land to women.

    Women 2001

  • The amakosi should also bear in mind that much of the domination and repression of women that continues under tribal law is due to colonial distortions.

    Women 2001

  • The amakosi have a responsibility to raise the status of the women in their constituencies in line with the

    Women 2001

  • Inkatha Freedom Party leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi was in a meeting with the amakosi in Ulundi when the National Party announced its withdrawal from the Government of National Unity on

    ANC Daily News Briefing

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