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UKweshwama ekhaya

Sike sathi qaphu ngendaba yomkhosi woSelwa kulengosi yolwazi, ngithi ke angikubalule ukuthi akusibo bonke abantu abaya esigodlweni ukuyobungaza lomkhosi, kepha lomkhosi uyagujelwa emakhaya kulaba abangayanga esigodlweni. Abakude kanye nezingane abayi esigodlweni, kepha bashwamela ekhaya. Emva sekuzwakele ukuthi inkosi isinyathelile uselwa, kuba ithuba leziphakanyiswa zezinhlanga ngezinhlanga zenkosi njengoMntungwa, oDlaba, kanye noShenge kanye nabanye okuba babize abangaphansi kwabo […]

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Ukungena Komkhosi: Uselwa

Ngelanga lomkhosi kufika amantombazane asuka kuwo wonke amagumbi esizwe saleyo nkosi eletha utshwala bomkhosi, lobutshwala abuthwalwa ngezinkamba kepha buphathwa ngezigubhu kanye nangezichumo. Okuthi ngalo lelilanga amabutho aphume ayobamba inkunzi yemibengo. Lenkunzi ikhethwa ezinkunzini ezimnyama zekhethelo, zikhethwa zisengamathole konina, zihlale zodwa zingadibani nhlobo nezinsikazi. Lenkunzi yemibengo ayihlatshwa kepha ibanjwa amabutho ayiphule intambo, lenkunzi iqale ichelwe yinyanga […]

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Umlando nokubaluleka kwezibongo kumaZulu

Imibhalo kaPurity Ndimande (2001) iveza ukuthi isibongo ngokwamaZulu yigama likakhokho oyinzalabantu okuyaye kubizwe ngalo umndeni wonke ovela kulowo khokho. Izibonelo zezibongo zamaZulu oDuma, Nhlumayo, Cele, Ndlovu, Zungu njll. Ngokuloba kukaNdimande, isibongo sibaluleke kakhulu esizweni samaZulu ngoba siveza ubuhlobo, okusiza kakhulu uma sekufika esigabeni lapho khona abantu befuna ukuganana. Kwazise phela ukuthi kuyichilo esizweni sakwaZulu ukuthi […]

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Ukulungiselela koSelwa

Sisekuyo lendaba yomkhosi woSelwa, ngalenkathi kulungiselwa lomkhosi, inkosi nayo isuke yenza awayo amalungiselelo. Okokuqala nje, yayingalubhadi nhlobo elawini nowakwayo, kepha ihlala endlini yobukhosi ebizwa ngeNkatha. Kulendlu kwakungena yona, unina wayo kanye nesalukazi esidala esingayazi nhlobo indlu yengwenya. Lendlu akuvumelekile kungene abantu besimame ngaphandle kwalaba ababalwe ngenhla, ngisho nabesilisa nabo ngaphandle ke kozalo lasebukhosini kanye nenyanga […]

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Ukunyathela Uselwa

Miningi imikhosi yesintu yesiZulu ebigujwa neminye esabungazwa kumanje, okungabalwa kuyo umkhosi wakomkhulu obizwa ngoMkhosi woMhlanga, kube uNomkhubulwane kanye neminye eminingi. Lomkhosi omkhulu wabe ugujwa iminyaka yonke ekungeneni kwekwindla ngenyanga kaMasingana. Lo mkhosi usho ukuqala ukudla ukudla okusha. Bekunomthetho wokuthi inkosi kuqala emaya ukudla okusha nalapho ibingaveli yenze nje, kodwa bekunomgudo olandelwayo. Inkosi ibingakudli nhlobo lokudla kuze kufike […]

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Amahubo ashiwo eMhlangeni

Kulenyanga esiphuma kuyo, sike sabona izintombi zesizwe samaZulu zilubhekise emhlangeni. Angeke nginabe kakhulu ngalomkhosi ngoba Ulwazi seluke labhala kaningana ngomkhosi womhlanga. Kanjalo sesike saphinda sabhala ngamaculo ahutshwa kakhulu uma kumulwa. Kule ndatshana-ke siqhakambisa umaculo ahutshwa uma kuseMhlangeni. La mahubo siwathole embhalweni ka-Khumalo Msawenkosi (2008: 83). Zulu Bayishintsha Inkosi Oqalayo: Bayede We Ndabezitha Abavumayo: Zulu wayishintsha […]

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