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The regent of the Balobedu tribe in Limpopo, Prince Mpapatla Modjadji, has been elected a member of the provincial house of traditional leaders.
Modjadji, head of more than a million people, was elected deputy chairman.
Eight other members were also elected during a meeting in Makhado yesterday.
The election makes Modjadji the youngest leader at this level.
Royal family and council spokesman, Clement Modjadji confirmed the election.
"He is a very wise young man with remarkable energy well placed to fulfil his duties," said Clement Modjadji.