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A traditional Zulu bridal outfit

A Traditional Zulu Bridal Outfit

Times are changing and many Zulu brides today choose to have what’s deemed to be a western wedding, but just as many opt for the traditional umabo, and when money permits it, a bride will have both ceremonies, with the western ‘white’ wedding normally taking place first. While a European wedding gown is a relatively […]

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Ukuphuka Kwezinkomo Zelobolo

Kuyisiko ukuthi uma intombi ilotsholwa iseyintombi nto noma ikhulelwe ikade iyintombi nto kunezinkomo ezikhokhwayo eziqondene nomama kanye nezintombi. Kunenkomo ekhishwa isoka ebizwa ngokuthi isidikli noma umgezo wezintombi. Uma kukhulelwe intombi kuphuma izinkomo ezintathu ukuyovala ihlazo emzini womnumzane. Lenkomo ngeyokuqala okufikwa nayo ikhulekwe ngaphandle kwesango, ihlatshelwe khona kukhishwe inyongo, kuchelwe ngayo umuzi, izintombi ziyogeza ngenyongo yayo […]

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Ukuhlambulula Idlozi Ngenkolo YamaNazaretha

Ngibe nengxoxo noMnumzane Bongani Dube owazalwa ngo 1963 Novemba 11, ezalelwa endaweni yaseNdwedwe esigodini sakwaHlophe eduze nomuzi wakwaShembe, Ehhomisi. Manje usehlala endaweni yaseNanda, eCongo. Ukuhlambulula izidalwa noma idlozi yilapho usuke ugeza abantu bakini abangasekho emhlabeni. Ngokwenkolo yamaNazaretha kuthiwa uyazihlambulula. Inhloso yokuthi izidalwa zihlanjululwe ukuthi azize kahle kulowomuntu, okuthi uma ngabe enza umsebenzi izinto zakhe zilunge […]

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Ngokwesintu Ukuhlukanisa Kwabantu Abaganene Akuvumelekile

Ngokwesintu bebengahlukanisi abantu uma kade sebeganene noma sebelobolene. Umakoti losuke egane kulowomuzi, akayena owendoda yakhe kodwa kusuke kungowedlozi lakulowomuzi ngoba uma kusaqala zonke izingxoxo zamalobolo idlozi liyabikelwa ngempepho abakubo kamkhwenyana nabakantombazane nabo bayabika empepheni nabo. Sizokhumbula ukuthi umakoti uma engeniswa emzini uthelwa ngenyongo okunguphawu lokumxhumanisa namadlozi omuzi njengomuntu ozogana noma ozovusa umuzi. Ziyabakhona izinto ezingenza […]

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Umshado nomuntu ongasekho

Lapha sibheka izindlela ezimbili zokushada nomuntu ongasekho. Eyokuqala yilapho eshona sekwenziwe wonke amalungiselelo noma omunye ashade kodwa engaqedanga ukukhipha izinkomo zamalobolo. Kuthi noma esefile kudingeke ukuthi umndeni wakhe noma amadodana akhe amqhubekela nokuyolobola komalume. Ukushada nomuntu ongasekho Ngokwesintu kunabantu noma imindeni ekholelwa ukuthi umshado awumiswa futhi awuhlehliswa, kuthiwa yibhadi ukuwumisa noma ukuhlehlisa. Njengokuthi uma eshona […]

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Zulu beer

Zulu Beer – Utshwala besiZulu Zulu beer is an alcoholic beverage which is brewed mostly by women, over a three-day period. The brew is made by some Coloured families in Mariannridge who still practice their Zulu customs and traditions. Zulu beer is made for funerals, weddings, feasts and other traditional occasions. Zulu beer is a […]

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