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Izibongo zikaNandi noMkabayi kaJama

Izibongo zika Nandi no Mkabayi Njengoba kulenyanga edlule (Ncwaba) bekubungazwa ngayo igalelo labesimame kuleli, ngithi nje ake ngilobe ngezibongo zembokodo ebeneqhaza elikhulu embusweni kaZulu, ngokuzala amakhosi kanye nokusikhulisela wona lamakhosi belu. Lana sibala Indlovukazi uNandi inzalabantu, unina weLemb’ eleqa amanye amalembe ngokukhalipha, ngisho uNodumehlezi kaMenzi. Kanye nengculabuchopho, uMkabayi kaJama. UNandi! USomnqeni. UMathanga kawahlangani, Ahlangana ngokubon’umyeni. […]

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U-21 March emlandweni waseNingizimu Afrika

Umlando ka 21 March, usuku lokukhumbula amalungelo abantu. Ngonyaka we-1960 mhlaka 21 March, umhlaba waphosa amehlo eNingizimu Afrika emva kwesihluku esavezwa nguhulumeni wobandlululo ngenkathi amaphoyisa ayesebenzele lo mbutho edubula ebulala ababhikishi bebala elimnyama endaweni yaseSharpeville, eGoli. Abantu abayi-69 bafela khona lapho, kwalimala abangaphezu kwamakhulu amabili, okwakubalwa kubona izingane nabantu besifazane. Imibiko iveza ukuthi abantu abaningi […]

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Amaphephandaba esiZulu II

Ekhasini lokuqala, siveze amagama amaphephandaba esintu, saqala ngokudingida Ilanga laseNatal, ngokuveza umbhali walo okuwuJohn Langalibalele Dube. Asigcinanga lapho, siphinde saveza inkondlo eyabhalwa emva kokushicilelwa okokuqala kweLanga. Nakuleli khasi sisaqhubeka siveza ezinye zezinkondlo ezabhalwa, izibongo ezaphiwa uDube sivale ngephephandaba Izindaba Zabantu. Lenkondlo ebhalwa ngu Nongamu (Vespertilio) ngesiZulu ime kanje:   Phuma uqhakaze phezu kwesizwe sethu, Njengoba […]

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Amaphephandaba esiZulu I

Njengoba sazi ukuthi ukuloba lokhu, yinto eyafika nabamhlophe kuleli, kuhle siphinde sikuveze ukuthi omabonakude, uwayilense kanye namaphephandaba izinto ezingezokufika kuthina sizwe esinsundu. Ngaphambilini ebengekho amaphephandaba abantu abamnyama futhi abhalwa abantu abamnyama esiZulu. Kulelikhasi, sithi asibhunge ngamaphephandaba okuqala esiZulu okuyiLanga lase Natali kanye ne Izindaba Zabantu, lona elabuya laguqulwa labizwa ngo UmAfrika. Ilanga laseNatal Leliphephandaba lasungulwa […]

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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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