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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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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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Usiko Lokufakwa kwengane Esibongweni Sayo

Ngokwesiko lakwaZulu ingane etholelwe ekhaya abazali bayo bengagcagcile kumele ifakwe esibongweni sakubo ngokusemthethweni. Ngosuku lomgcagco kanina noyise, komalume wengane kuhlatshwa imbuzi kuthathwe inyongo yayo ichelwe ngayo, kushiswe impepho emsamo kubikwe emadlozini ukuthi ingane isiyaphuma isiya kubo kwayo. Ingane iphiwa izipho bese kuthathwa uhlangothi lwembuzi kuhanjwe nalo kuyiwe kubo kayise wengane. Abakubo kwengane bayihlangabeza esangweni nabo […]

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Ukwakhiwa Kwamaqhugwane

Ukwakhiwa kwezindlu zasemandulo ezaziwa ngamaqhugwane noma ngoguqasithandaze (ngenxa yeminyango yazo emifishane) kwekungeyona into eyayithatha isikhathi eside. Abantu babenenkolelo yokuthi uma befihle amakhanda abo kuphelile. Lapha sibheka ukwakheka komuzi womnumzane. Ngalezozikhathi okunye okuphawulekayo ukuthi abantu babakha izindlu ezifanayo, wayengabonakali odla izambane likapondo nalowo ekulala ikati eziko kuyena. Amaqhugwane ayakhiwa ngotshani, izingodo kanye nesikhumba senkomo okwakuvalwa ngaso […]

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Ukwakheka Kwesigodi, Ukuqanjwa Komuzi Wesibongo Esisodwa

Isigodi indawo eyakhelwa ngabantu besibongo esisodwa isikhathi esiningi. Bese beba nomholi wabo okuvamise ukuthi kube ngumuntu omdala kubona ogcina eseyinkosi yabo. Labantu iningi labo liyazalana ngenxa yesibongo esifanayo kodwa futhi kuyenzeka kubekhona nabafika bezocela indawo yokuhlala endaweni bengebona abozalo lwakulowomuzi. Ezindaweni zasemakhaya abantu bayasikelwa indawo yokuhlala ngumholi womphakathi noma ingane uma isikhulile isisezingeni lokuqala umuzi […]

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Ukuzila noma ukuhlonipha kukamakoti emzini

Sixoxisane noGogo wakwaZungu ngadlula kukhona ngesikhathi engumakoti osemncane. Usixoxele ngahlangabezana nakho ngesikhathi eganela emzini wakwaGwala. Uthi ngesikhathi sabo besakhula kwakuyihlazo elikhulu ukuthi insizwa noma intombi ize ihlanganise iminyaka engamashumi amabili ingaganile noma ingaganiwe. Bekujwayeleke ukuthi umuntu uma eneminyaka eyishumi nesithupha abe eseganile.  Uma kwenzekile wadlula kulesikhathi ekufanele ngabe sewugana ngaso umndeni ubuhlangana kucutshungulwe ukuthi ngabe […]

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