Dating into polygamy
They have also become a major focus of interest for many visitors to this country.
It is generally accepted today that the South Ndebele migrated onto the central highveld of southern Africa some four centuries ago.
Of course, tales of scarce men and sexual permissiveness in ancient Sparta won’t convince everyone, so I began to explore the demographics of modern religion.
Details regarding the Ndebele prior to their arrival on the highveld are scarce, and their recorded history only begins with the names of their first two kings, Mafana and Mhlanga.
Following Mhlanga's death the clan became embroiled in a protracted struggle which eventually brought his son, Musi, to the leadership.
After driving 90 miles from their home south of Salt Lake City, her father had taken her to a remote barn. It was John Daniel Kingston, patriarch of one the largest polygamist clans in Utah.
He had punched her repeatedly and whipped her about 20 times with a leather belt. The girl said he had attacked her because she did not want to be the 15th wife of his brother, whom she had been forced to marry after her 16th birthday.