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Vat en Sit

Following on from our earlier discussion on customary marriages, cohabitation or ‘vat en sit’ is another construct worth examining. With tough economic times, many young people are putting off lobola negotiations, and choosing instead to cohabitate, sometimes under the mistaken belief that if they live together for a certain number of years, their relationship will […]

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Wife of HHP, Lerato Sengadi, in court

Requirements for a Customary Marriage

Earlier this month traditional marriages came under the spotlight when the widow of hip-hop star, HHP, had to argue in court that the legal requirements for her customary marriage to be acknowledged had been met. The father of Jabulani ‘HHP’ Tsambo, was arguing that because lobola hadn’t been paid in full, and that the ceremony which […]

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Abafundi bezobuciko bashise izikhotha eThekwini

Abafundi bezobuciko besintu baseNyuvesi yaKwaZulu-Natal bashise izikhotha emcimbini obizwa nge-Annual African Calabash ngomhlaka-12 kuMfumfu kowe-2018 owenzeke eHoward College Theatre eThekwini. Ngokuholwa uDokotela Patricia Opondo, abafundi benze ezibukwayo ngesigubhu, kwachazeka izithameli zomcimbi. Babuke lapha ezansi bezitika futhi benandisa izihambeli ngobuciko besintu: Awuke uzwe umsindo lapho becula futhi bezigqaja ngesinti, bethi Ngiyabonga Ngonyama.   Article Overview The […]

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Thee Legacy

Angeke Life Usiko Lethu – Thee Legacy

Sike sathola ithuba lokubuka iqembu laseThekwini lesicathamiya linandisa futhi lidlulisa umyalezo omuhle ngeculo elikhuthaza ukuqhuba usiko lethu ngenyanga edlule uMfumfu kowe-2018. Lapha ke, sishicilela amagama eculo le-Thee Legacy elimnandi futhi elinomyalezo ohlabahlosile nophucuzekile elithi “Angeke Life Usiko Lethu”. Ukuthi usiko lwethu luhambe kanjena Siyazibonela nje, Siyazazela nje Siyazenzela. Angeke lufe usiko lethu   Awuke ulilalele lapha ngezansi: […]

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A tourist poses next to the giant khamba pot that marks the view site

Valley of the Kings

If you’re looking for somewhere local to visit these holidays the eMakhosini Ophathe Heritage Park might just be a great starting point for your road trip! Located in the Valley of the Kings just outside of Ulundi, the area boasts great natural beauty, as well as some impressive wildlife – a variety of game have been reintroduced […]

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Ladysmith Black Mambazo performing in Africa's Time by Jeremy Olivier

Africa’s Time

If you’re away from home at the moment and find yourself in need of a reminder of Africa’s great beauty then spend a few moments watching Jérémy Olivier’s new single, Africa’s Time, featuring the legendary choral group, Ladysmith Black Mambazo (LBM). Not only will you get to hear the soothing isicathamiya tunes of five time Grammy winners […]

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