iPhakhi yeNdzawolemanti iSimangaliso

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iSimangaliso nawuSibuka

'Le Ndzawolemanti kumele kubengiyo kuphela kulomhlaba lapho khona intfo lencane lephilako endzaweni lendzala (bhejane) bese silwane lesikhulu lesiphila emhlabeni (indlovu) icitsa indlela nemfishi lenkhulu emhlabeni wonkhe (imfishi lenkhulu lenematsambo) kanye nesilwane lesiphilako sasemhlabeni lesiphila emantini(iwhale).' - Nelson Mandela

iCape Vidal lese Phakhi ye iSimangaliso Endzawenilemanti yinyuvesi yase KwaZulu-Natali. Inika lihlatsi lelihle, lwandle kanye nekuhlangana kwelidolobha, yindzawo letsandvwa yimindeni.

Le Phakhi yase iSimangaliso Indzawolemanti yetfula iNingizimu Afrika indzawo yekucala Yemhlaba Yesintfu ngemnyaka wa 1999 phindze letfola linani mhlabawonkhe njengendzawo lenemvelo lenhle, inombolo yetintfo letehlukene letiphilako kanye nendzawo yetintfo letimcoka naletidzingekako.

Le phakhi lengemahekitha latinkhulungwane letimakhulu lamatsatfu nemashumi lamatsatfu nakubili itfwele tindlela temachibi lamatsatfu lamakhulu, tindlela letisiphohlongo letingenelelako, imfishi yesintfu leneminyaka lemakhulu lasikhombisa budzala, incumbi yemahlatsi aSeningizimu Afrika, indlela yekungenisa kwemifula lenkhulu eAfrika, emacembu etinyoni langemakhulu lasihlanu nemashumi lamabili nesitfupha kanye ne, tidvuli letisemnceleni letitinkhulungwane letimashumi lamabili nesihlanu budzala.

Lephakhi inakwa Baphatsi bePhakhi ye iSimangaliso Yendzawolemanti lehlangene neEzemvelo eKZN lebuke lwetekuvakasha kanye nekonga imvelo, kanye nalabanemalungelo bakulendzawo, kufana ne Mmango weBhangazi, bakulendzawo lekungubona batfola baseMnceleni lose Mphumalanga. Yintfo lelungisiwe lehlangahlangene ledzinga kulinganiswa emkhatsini wekonga kanye nekutfola kulommango wakulendzawo. Kanjalo, yindlela yemaphakhi langakanani eAfrika latonakelwa likusasa.

Kukhula kwe iSimangaliso kuyachubeka. Ngetulu kwemahekitha latinkhulungwane letilishumi nakune tenhlanyelo yentsengo letisusiwe kantsi nalendzawo ibuyisiwe. Emacembu etilwane lafana netindlovu, bhejane lomnyama nalokumhlophe, ibuffalo, icheetah kanye nenja yesiganga sekuphendze kwetfulwa. iSimangaliso sisho 'simangaliso kanye nesifiso' ngesiZulu. Akusiko lukhuni kubona kutsi leni.