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Zulu Homestead Design

Contents 1 Background 2 Purpose behind this design / plan 3 Advantages 4 IsiZulu summary Background The Zulu people are a gifted tribe known for their creativity and ingenuity. They used natural resources for sustaining themselves with food, clothing and shelter, etc. One of the olden designs of a Zulu homestead takes a circular shape. […]

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Zulu Family Customs

Among the Zulu, the belief in ancestral spirits (amadlozi or abaphansi) has always been strong. These are the spirits of the dead. The Zulus recognise the existence of a supreme being. UMvelinqangi (One Who Came First) or uNkulunkulu (Very Big One) is God because he appeared first. This supreme being is far removed from the […]

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Usiko Lomntwana LakwaGasela

Lena yingxoxo kaSibongiseni Gasela ohlala endaweni yaseNanda, wazalelwa futhi wakhulela endaweni yaseMtubatuba, KwaZulu. Ngemuva kokuqeda isikole khona weza eThekwini ukuzofuna umsebenzi. Abantu bakwaGasela baziwa ngoMdunge, Chiliza njalonjalo. USibongiseni usitshele ngosiko lakubo kwaGasela okungenzeka ukuthi luyafana nokwalesinye isibongo. Imindeni inezinto noma amasiko abawalendayo ngokwenqubo yabo njengokuthi ezinye izibongo zifaka iziphandla, zigcabe ebusweni ezinye zibhoboze ezindlebeni njalo […]

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Umlando Wesibongo Sakwa Magwaza

Abantu bakwaMagwaza baziwa ngezithakazelo zabo oNjinji, Manqondo noYengwayo. Batholakala eMthinemide eNkandla lapho kubusa khona iNkosi Mandlenkosi Magwaza eMelmoth naseMzinyathi, eNdwedwe. AbakwaMagwaza babaziwa ngabakwaMhlongo okwathi ngoba enye yamadodana akwaMhlongo imithise udadewabo yabizwa ngokuthi nguMagwaza ngoba igwaze ekhaya. UMagwaza wakhishwa emndenini wakwaMhlongo. UMagwaza uzale uLogoloza, uLogoloza uzale uNjinji, uNjinji uzale uMabhulubhense, uMabhulubhense uzale uSibude, uSibude uzale uYengwayo, […]

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Umlando Wesibongo SakwaShezi

Umlando wesibongo sakwaShezi (amaChube) AmaChube yisizwe esinomlando obalulekile KwaZulu. Imvelaphi yabantu bakwaShezi iseNkandla ngoba ingxenye enkulu yalendawo kuhlanganisa nehlathi lakhona kungokwakaShezi. Bayisizwe asisiphe ngokwekhono ngoba babesebenza ngensimbi bakha amageja nemikhonto. Endaweni yaseNkandla kunentaba ebizwa ngokuthi kukaNomachi lapho lesizwe esasiphala amadwala bawancibilikise bese kuphuma insimbi ababenza ngayo lezinto ezibalwe ngenhla. Lokhu babengakwenzi bodwa babesebenzisana nesizwe sakwaWosiyana […]

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Umlando Wesibongo SakwaShabalala

Contents 1 Umlando wabantu bakwaShabalala 2 Amakhosi akwaMshengu ngokulandelana kwawo: 3 Indlu kaChagwe ngokulandelana kwayo: 4 Indlu yesibili ekaMshukangubo ongumfowabo kaChagwe: 5 Indlu yesithathu ngeka Manovunga okudume ngokuthi yindlu kaNyamazane 6 Indlu yesine ngeyasebuMnyameni esePhatheni eRichmond maphakathi neKwaZulu Natal. 7 Izithakazelo zakwaMshengu Umlando wabantu bakwaShabalala Abantu bakwaMshengu baziwa ngokuthi ngaMaChagwe. OMshengu badume ngezithakazelo zabo OMavuso, […]

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