My name is Lwazi Mhlongo. My family is big. I live at Umlazi with my mom, father, one sister and two brothers but it is not the rest of my family. My great grandmother’s surname was Maphumulo she got married to my great grandfather who’s surname was Ngcobo and they had ten children, six girls and four boys. One of those girls is my grandmother, her name is E.N Ngcobo, and she got married to V.B Mhlongo. They had seven children. Their first born is Pinky with three children Zinhle, Sbonelo and Ntokozo Mhlongo. The second born is Mduduzi with two children Mbali and Mthunzi.
The third born is Nomalanga with three children Sihle, Nothando and Sabelo Memela and she is married to S Memela. The fourth born is Zodwa with no children as well as Zonke and they are twins. The fifth born is Nelisiwe, my mom and the last born is Sbusiso had one child that passed away in 2007.
My mom got married to H.S Hlatshwayo and they have four children, three boys and one girl. Their first born is Nhlanhla Mhlongo, second born is Sphamandla Hlatshwayo, third born is Lwazi Mhlongo and the last born is Akhona Hlatshwayo.