Swazi name (feminine).
Will she come at us?
Gelane Swane is the president of Swaziland’s senate. She is also a chief*, though this month she has apparently been ‘stripped of acting chief powers’ (Times of Swaziland, February 09, 2010).
Let’s pray that Gelane doesn’t come too close to Mars in the coming days.
* Chieftain is given as a possible synonym of chief (Collins), but a French ear would tend to see a cheftaine there, i.e. a kind female chief for pimply grown-ups.
23rd February update
A great picture of Gelane on the 19th February: