The Afghan Kakezai also known as Loye Mamund, are a Pashtun tribe originally from the Laghman province of Afghanistan. The name "Afghan Kakezai" means "offspring/children/sons of little/younger boy and/or Paternal Uncle.
They came to South Asia during Afghan invasions such as those of Mahmud of Ghazni, settling in various regions. Today, the majority of the Kakazai reside in Pakistan and Afghanistan, they do not exclusively speak Pashto, but may speak other language
Notable Afghan Kakezai Pashtuns include Nawab Bahadur Yar Jang, Abdullah Malik, Munir Ahmad Khan, Javed Ahmad Ghamidi, Malik Ghulam Muhammad, Ishfaq Ahmad and the historian Khan Roshan Khan.