MaNdebele

© Dr Peter Magubane
MaNdebele va dume ngopfu hikwalaho ka vutshila bya xiyimo xale henhla, ku khavisa makaya ya vona, xikan’we na kuhlawuleka kukatsa na swiambalo swa vona swa mihlovo yovangana swinene kukatsa naswin’wana leswi mbariwaka. Vatshama vava xiphemu xa vanhu lava vulavulaka xi Nguni lavanga tshama ekusuhi swinene na lwandle rale vuhuma dyambu byale Dzongeni wa Afrika, kambe vavuye vasuka kwalomu ka ti centuries tinharhu letihundzeke kutani varhurhela endzeni swinene ka tiko. Ma Ndzundza Ndebele namuntlha vatshama ekhale ka tiko xikaya ra KwaNdebele e Mpumalanga, xikan’we nale ka tindzhawu tale kusuhi nale Nebo (Northern Province).

Disruptions in Ndebele Life

Hinkari wava 20th century, kuvile na ku cinca lokukulu swinene eka vurimi bya valungu leswinga endla leswaku vatshami vale mapurasini va maNdebele vava e hansi ka ntshikelelo lowukulu....more

Gender Division Amongst the Ndebele

Maendlelo yotiya ya kulawuriwa hi mafumelo yokarhi xikan’we na mikhuva swivonaka ngopfu eka vaaki va maNdebele. Kutlula mintlawa yin’wana yotala, vavanuna va Ndzundza — ngopfu ngopfu lava vasukelaka evuhosini...more

History of the Ndebele

Matimu ya maNdebele ya katsa nale xikarhi ka 19th century loko xiphemu xa Kekana xa rixaka ra maNdebele xitava xi avanile kuva swintlawani leswintsongo, leswinga hangalaka kuya etintshaveni...more

Ndebele Initiation and Rites of Passage

INgoma yaha endliwa exikarhi ka vanhwana na majahaeka rixaka ra maNdebele, leswi swi endlaka leswaku kukula u suka eka vun’wana kuya eka vutswatsi swinga swa xiyimo....more

Ndebele Ndzundza Beadwork and Art

Rixaka ra Ndzundza ra maNdebele ritiveka swinene hikwalaho ka vutshila bya vona, makhaviselo yofana, maakekelo na mihlovo leyitirhisiwaka eka nkhaviso lowu endliwaka hi vamanana xikan’w na vuhlalu bya kona....more

Religion and Beliefs of the Ndebele

Tani hiyin’wana mintlawa ya ndzhavuko e Afrika, vutomi bya maNdebele byi taleriwe hi misava leyi fambaka emahlweni hi ximoya, leswi swingana nhlohletelo lowukulu swinene hambi kuri eka swilo swintsongo swinene eka vutomi bya siku na siku....more

The Ndebele Tribe of South Africa

Eka 17th century, rixaka ra maNdebele ri phatlukile kusuka eka maxaka ya vona ya vaNguni ekusuhi na lwandle, lava ava fanele kuva xiphemu xa rixaka ra maZulu....more