Mr. B Nzuza of KwaThayela, Maphumulo says that the lung is one of the internal organs of an animal located near the heart. In a Zulu tradition, this part was given to the herd boys to eat if a cow was slaughtered. Contents 1 The person consulted2 Who plays this game?3 What is used to … Read more
Dibeke (also called Nikkies, Skaloulo and Kimberley Jim) is a running ball game with two teams of 12 players. The teams take turns to attack and defend. Individual attackers are called and must kick the ball beyond the centre lines towards the attackers’ box. Contents 1 Dibeke rules2 Equipment3 The play area4 Team composition and … Read more
Culture We as an Africans we believe in ancestors but not all of us. To believe in ancestors is to believe in a person or people that have died a long time ago. Some people change their beliefs for the sake of Christianity, some believe in the ancestors. Long time ago all the blacks believed … Read more
Contents 1 The person consulted. 2 Who plays this game? 3 What is used to play the game? 4 When is this game played? 5 Where is the game played? 6 How is this game played? 7 Custom associated with this game 8 Source The person consulted. Mr. Ntuli, 70 of KwaMaphumulo explained about this … Read more
The Ulwazi Programme is currently exploring ways to digitise some indigenous games so they can be played online. Which of the following would you like to play online? Dibeke Umlabalaba Jukskei Kennetjie
We have had a number of submissions to our indigenous games category, mainly from a Masters dissertation by Victoria Mkhize for the School of IsiZulu, University of KwaZulu-Natal. View them HERE.