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IsiZulu nezilimi ezihlobene

IsiZulu saziwa njengolwimi olukhulunywa yiningi eNingizimu Afrika kepha alikhulunywa kulelizwe kuphela. Ngonyaka wesi-1914, eYurophu bawuhlukanisa umuhlaba wase-Afrika ngokuthanda kwabo base benza amazwe anjengoMozambhikhi, Zimbabwe, Nayijeriya, eSenegali nokunye. Ngakho ke, abantu abakhuluma ulwimi olufanayo uvamise ukubabona behlukene besemazweni ahlukene; njengabantu abakhuluma isiSwahili, isizwe esisodwa kodwa sihlukaniswe ngalamazwe enziwa ngonyaka wesi-1914 eYurophu. NesiZulu namaZulu ngokunjalo. Bakhona abakhuluma […]

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Umlando wokuhlukana kwesizwe sakwaCele

Ntombifikile Ngwazi Isibongo sakaCele singesinye sezibongo ezandile KwaZulu Natali, kunezincazelo ezahlukene ngemvelaphi yabantu bakhona. Sixoxisane noMama uNtombifikile Ngwazi owazalelwa endaweni yaseMzimkhulu esizweni sakwaCele wakhulela khona waze wangena esigabeni sokuthi agane waba nezi ngane eziyishumi nantathu manje sebezinze eThekwini. Basuka ngonyaka ka 1980 endaweni yaseMzimkhulu ngenxa yokuthi kwakuliwa njalo esizweni sakwaCele. Manje sebehlala endaweni yaseMtshebheni eNanda. […]

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Izibongo zeNkosi uNdaba

Izibongo zeNkosi uNdaba UNdaba kaSonani bathi: ‘Wonani’? Abantu behlezi nemihlambi yabo. EyawoMababela wakoGabela. Ozingel’ amahlath’ azavungama, Az’ athi ‘Nhiya Nhi’ Namuhla kakunyamazana Az’ amlobolele ngentshontsho lempunzikazi. Obeyalala wangangemifula, Obeyavuka wangangezintaba. UTshikazana lwakithi lwakwaGcabashe Luya luhlezi luya ludlondlobele, Lubek’ izihlang’ emadolweni, Luqaphel’ imihlambi yezindlakubi, YawoMababela wakoGabela.  

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Izibongo zeNkosi uJama

Izibongo zeNkosi uJama UJama kaNdaba, Ujama akaluthwana kangakanani Nasenhlamvini yomkhont’ angenela, Nasengatsheni angaphathelela. Obengumqingo wanga yitshe laseZihlalo, Ebelingalayezwa ngabaphath’ izindlela, Thina bamaklwa singathath’ ichoba sophule. UMabopha wakithi kwaZwangendaba Ongibophe zaluk’ inhlazane nemfuduluko. Obabis’ ihlaba elikuMahogo; Othabis’ idukumbane elikuNgcingci Owahlafun’ umlom’ engadli lutho, WangokaLuhlafu wawoNogeqwa. Ujama ubengabongwa injenje yaseMabuleni. Omvukazi zinonye zal’ ukuwela, Inga zintandathu zingagubhuza. […]

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Izibongo zeNkosi uSolomoni

Izibongo zeNkosi uSolomoni Inkayishama enkulu kaMenzi! Ephuz’ umlaza ngameva. USaphumalithi iphekiwe Endlini kokaNtuzwa. Usiba olusenkundleni oSuthu, Luntula lo ongaluthintayo. Ulanga lisehlule amadoda, Sesingamavikithi. Umpondo zinde zingamagudu ezinyathi. Ugwababa liphethe umgodo, Nonloyil’ angalibuk’ zakhanuke, Ungcede onyonkel’ isife singawi, Unogwaj’ oshiy’ izinja zasOndini Indaba yenziwe uLokothwayo ezalwa uZembe Yenziwe oMankulumana ezalwa uSomaphunga Yenziwe uNdabankulu ezalwa uLukhwazi Yenziwe […]

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Izibongo zeNkosi uSenzangakhona

Izibongo zamakhosi akwaZulu Phambilini sike saloba ngezimbongi nangomsebenzi wazo, lana sibhala ngezibongo zamakhosi akwaZulu, njengoba onke amakhosi enezibongo zawo. Nazi izibongo zeNkosi uSenzangakhona zilandela.   Izibongo zeNkosi uSenzangakhona Umjokwana kaNdaba, ’sala kutshelwa Usal’ ukunyenyezelwa. UMenzi kaNdaba Ibhid’ elinamathetha nangezinyembezi, LinjengelikaPhiko waseBulawini. Inyath’ ehamb’ isengam’ amazibuko InjengoMzingeli kuMamfekane. Ozithebe zihle, uMjokwane, Ozithebe zihle zidlel’ amancasakazi Odl’ […]

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