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Eastern Cape House of Traditional Leaders New Leadership

Eastern Cape House of Traditional Leaders New Leadership

The Eastern Cape Provincial Secretary of the Congress of Traditional Leaders of South Africa – CONTRALESA, Nkosi Mwelo Nonkonyana has been elected at the new chairperson of the Eastern Cape House of Traditional Leaders (ECHTL).  Nkosi Nonkonyana, Ah! Zanemvula, won this seat which has just been vacated by Nkosi Ngangomhlaba ...

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Umkhosi WokuKhahlela kaXhosa – King Zwelonke Royal Trust

Umkhosi wokuKhahlela ka Xhosa, Nqadu Great Place - pics by Hlathi - Sbu Jali Tsipa of Ramesu.co.za Photography (254)

Umkhosi wokukhahlela kaXhosa ngumnyhadala ozakwanzeka rhoqo ngonyaka phaya Komkhulu eNqadu ngomhla wesine kwinyanga kaTshazimpuzi (Annual ceremony that will take at the Nqadu Great Place on the 4th of April). Ngo 2018 uKumkani uZwelonke uzakube egqiba iminyaka engamashumi amahlanu (50 years old), ngoko ke uMkhosi wokuKhahlela uzakuba ngalemini yokuzalwa kweKumkani. Ngomhla ...

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Ubuntu Cultural Festival – Uniting the Nation

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On the 27th August 2016, Centurion played host to the inaugural Ubuntu Cultural Festival. The aims of this festival are to revive the spirit of UBUNTU (Humanity). To preserve, protect and promote our diverse African cultures. It also aims to Promote the social integration/ cohesion and inclusion/nation building in all ...

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Rhodes Graduate Tolakele Silo Lightened The Stage With Her Xhosa Dance

A Rhodes University graduate broke the norm at her graduation ceremony in Grahamstown this month when she performed a traditional dance before receiving her degree. When Tolakele Silo’s name was called at the 1820 Settlers National Monument on Saturday, her family ululated and called out the family’s clan names as ...

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Respect the Bhaca Kingdom

King Madzikane II - AmaBhaca

Dear Zwelonke, First, I must congratulate you on your historic coronation and wish you  well as you gain momentum in mastering your pivotal role to lead the Xhosa nation and restore its dignity. The event on May 15 at Nqadu was a resounding success and we equally appreciate that our ...

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XCUS (Xhosa Cultural Union of Students) 2015 Opening Function

Xhosa Cultural Union of Students - Wits University (Noxolo Grootboom, Jessica Mbangeni)

XCUS (Xhosa Cultural Union of Students) is a cultural society established within the University of the Witwatersrand.  It is the oldest cultural society at the University and was founded in 2001. Its aim is not only to unite Xhosa speaking students within the university but to also establish a sense ...

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Iziduko zakwaNtu (Ngokwezizwe zabaMbo kunye namaNguni asemazantsi)

Xhosa men in tradional clothing talking in a village, mountains behind

Eligama elithi “AmaXhosa” kwezintsuku siphila kuzo lidla ngokusetyenziswa ukuquka unintsi lwezizwe eziseMpuma Koloni. Eneneni iMpuma Koloni inezizwe ngezizwe ezinobuKumkani bazo. Umzekelo: AmaXhosa iKumkani yawo ngu Kumkani u Sigcau, Ahh! Zwelonke! isizukulwana sikaTshawe Komkhulu eNqadu kuGatyana (Willowvale). AbaThembu iKumkani yabo ngu Kumkani u Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo, Ahh! Zwelibanzi! eBumbane Komkhulu eMthatha. Kube kho amaMpondo aseMpuma nawaseNtshona, ...

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