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Ulwazi Programme Survey
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Ugubhu lwaseBurundi eThekwini

Ukusuka kwabantu emazweni abo bexoshwa izingqinamba zamazwe abo baye kwamanye ngoba befuna impilo engcono into ekade yaqala, indala cishe kunawo wonke umuntu ophila kulesikhathi samanje. Impela kubukeka sengathi ngeke futhi kuphele uma kusekhona amazwe angenabo ubulungiswa futhi abantu bakhona bengenawo amathuba. Kuke kwenzeke-ke ukuthi abantu uma bethutha ezweni labo, beya kwelinye bakwenze ngobuningi ezweni noma […]

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Izinkomo zeLobolo I

Izinto eziningi zesintu njengemigubho, imicimbi kanye nemisebenzi yasekhaya kusetshenziswa imfuyo ngokujwayelekilie. Kulemfuyo kubalwa izinkomo, izimbuzi kanye nezinkukhu ke, kwesinye isikhathi njengesinqumo mgomo sokwenza imigubho yesintu noma ukugcina isiko. Kuleli khasi ke sibhunga ngendaba yezinkomo zesintu uma kuganiselwana, sibhunga ngokubaluleka kwazo kanye ke namagama ezibizwa ngawo ngokwesiZulu. Lezinkomo zizobizwa ngamagama azo ngaphambi kokuba kwenwatshwe ngazo sezichazwa […]

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A Colourful Feast!

Earlier on we talked about a recently launched online South African dictionary, Mzansi Taal, which not only provides definitions of local lingo, but through its choice of words and sayings, offers a unique perspective of South African culture. A great example of this is the inclusion of the phrase, “seven colours”. To outsiders these words […]

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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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