c1936S. & E. Afr. Yr Bk & Guide 656A measure of self-government has been accorded to the natives in the form of a General Council called the ‘Bunga’, with which has been amalgamated since January, 1931, the Pondoland Council.
1941C.W. De KiewietHist. of S. Afr. 199The Bunga or Transkeian General Council of 1895 was to be the forerunner of a greater measure of native self-government so that the benefits of Victorian liberalism should be bestowed on her Majesty’s black subjects as well.
1955A. DeliusYoung Trav. in S. Afr. 137The fair-sized stone building of the Bunga, the United Transkeian General Council.
1964M. BensonAfr. Patriots 104He (sc. Oliver Tambo) passed his Junior Certificate with a first class, and as a result the Bunga, the Transkei Tribal Council which normally only provided scholarships for sons of important people, gave him a scholarship not only to finish at St. Peter’s, but to go on to Fort Hare College.
1981Sunday Times 16 Aug. 8A former member of the old Transkei Bunga (parliament), Mr Mbeki senior was ANC leader in the Eastern Cape.
1986P. MaylamHist. of Afr. People 164The Bunga’s members consisted of the twenty-six district magistrates, three paramount chiefs, and three representatives from each district council.
1987Drum Dec. 22My father as Paramount Chief of east Pondoland was deep in Bunga politics.
1990E. Prov. Herald 18 Jan. 8When Verwoerd wished to implement the Bantu Authorities Act in 1955, he knew that he had to make a breakthrough with the Transkeian Bunga, he had to convince the Transkeian Bunga.
1969I. VaughanLast of Sunlit Yrs 142I had been to the Bunga, the native Parliament, where, under the guidance of European Magistrates, each of whom was responsible for a portion of the Large Native Reserve, the Bantu Councillors met in debate.
1975Sunday Times 7 Dec. 21The brave new flag of Africa’s youngest independent Black state will fly from the Bunga in Umtata next year.
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