Mzansi Taal

Being the multicultural mixing pot that it is, South Africa has more than its fair share of colloquialisms that to an outsider would sound a little peculiar! Over the years we’ve written a number of articles on the different isiZulu slang words that have entered popular culture, but now there’s a one-stop shop which includes […]

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Amantshontsho (2018)

Inyanga kaZibandlela yinyanga la khona amaciko amaningi omculo wesintu esuke ededela umsebenzi wawo asuke kade ewupheka ewuthulula enzela abalandela abasuke belangalele ngendlela ukuzwa ukudla kwendlebe okuphekwe amaqhawe azo. Kahle kahle nje lenyanya yinyanga la khona thina balandeli bomculo sisuke sidla sinconcosa njengoba kusuke kukhona nemcimbi ethile yesintu, imigubho kanye ke nemidlalo yesintu esahlukahlukene. Lo Zibandlela […]

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An albino maiden poses with other young women in advance of the Zulu Zulu Reed Dance

Ulwazi Fieldworkers: December

While all eyes are on Africa and talk of an African Renaissance abounds, there are still many naysayers out there who view African customs and traditions as archaic or primitive. This month Nkosikhona Duma set about debunking some of the myths, and correcting the inaccuracies that surround issues such as traditional healers, and the early development of […]

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Abantu bebala elinsundu babephucuzekile kwasekuqaleni!

Sekukaningi ngizwa inkulumo ehlose ukubabaza ukuhlwithwa komhlaba wabantu abansundu njengento okwathe mayiphela yashiya impucuzeko. Into eyingozi ngalenkulumo wukuthi iveza sengathi abantu abansundu babengathuthukile futhi babengenakuthuthuka ngaphandle kokufika kongxiwankulu kwelikamthaniya. Umlando uyakuveza kakhulu ukuthi ukutshala nokufuya kwadlala indima enkulu kakhulu entuthukweni yamazwe ngamazwe. Abalobi bomlando baveza ukuthi ingakacatshangwa nhlobo le yokwakha imikhumbi nokufisa ukwazi kabanzi ngezinye […]

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Ukucela Inala II

Engxenyeni yokuqala sigcine ngenhla kwamadolo ngokunaba ngomkhosi kaNomkhubulwane, kodwa ke sendlalele ngokucelwa kweNala, okuba umkhosi wokuqala ngaphambi kokuba komkhosi kaNomkhubulwane. UNomkhubulwane ulandela wona lomkhosi wokucela inala njengomvula nkundla womkhosi omkhulu wokucela imvula uma izwe libulawa inkemane imvula ingabonwa evundisa amasimu uma kulinyiwe. Uma sekuqediwe ukugaywa utshwala ngalembewu buhanjiswa emasimini ngezigubhu ezingazange zigeqwe. Lensimu iba sentabeni, […]

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Yekani ukubulala abantu abane-Albinism!

Imibiko yamaphephandaba ithi cishe sebengamakhulu amabili abantu abane-Albinism asebebulewe ngesihluku kufunwa inyama nezitho zabo zomzimba kuleminyaka eyishumi eyedlule emazweni aseningizimu yezwekazi i-Africa. Ngeshwa kunabantu abasonomkhuba omubi, onyanyisayo, onyantulisa igazi. Ngikhuluma ngamanyala okubulala abantu abane-Albinism ngenxa yokukholelwa ukuthi inyama yabo inenhlanhla. Abanye baphinde bakholelwe ukuthi bangalapheka esifweni sengculaza uma belala ngokocansi nomuntu one-Albinism. Sekukaningana kuqinisekiswa ukuthi […]

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