African - A Swazi hero-king. Brother of Madlisa. It was said that Madlebe was born wearing a bracelet that cried out whenever the boy wept, when his tears were of blood. When he broke a pot he had been forbidden to touch, his father sent him to be executed but a thunderstorm frightened the executioner who let the boy escape. He returned on the death of his father and became king. On occassion, called Madlebe.

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