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Virgins, hammock, land at Mutomboko

FILE: MWATA Kazembe of the Lunda people of Luapula Province executes the conquest dance during a colourful Mutomboko traditional win public sympathy,” she said. ceremony in Mwansabombwe yesterday. PICTURE: ALEX MUKUKA/ZANIS

JACK ZIMBA and CHRISTINE CHIHAME, Mwansabombwe
THOUSANDS of people yes terday des cended on Mwansabombwe to witness the Mutomboko ceremony of the Lunda people of Luapula Province, which climaxed with the grand entry of Mwata Kazembe XIX into the arena.The Mwata entered the arena in his royal hammock, borne by 16 men called ifimankanta, who were clad in red.
He was showered with praise from 15 virgins, who also recited the history of the Lunda kingdom from its origins in Kola, Democratic Republic of Congo, much to the delight of the crowd.http://epaper.daily-mail.co.zm/

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