Va Tsonga

© Dr Peter Magubane

Va Tsonga ahi vanhu va muxaka lowufanaka wa vaaki. Va kokwani vavona vata va huma laha namuntlha hinge hile Mozambique kutani vata tshama laha Afrika Dzonga hiva 19th century, hi xitalo vari hi mintlawa leyintsongo leyingariki na tihosi. Namuntlha vaTsonga vatshame hi xitalo e Lowveld exikarhi ka ndzhawu leyi enhlelaka nale vupela dyambu bya ndzelekano wa Kruger National Park.

Marriage in Tsonga Society

Hi ndzhavuko wa Vatsonga, ku hlawula Ntombi aswingari ntirho wo olova, hikuva aku fanele ku landzeleriwa mdlela yokarhi ya milawu leyi vekiweke....more

Religion and Beliefs of Tsonga People

Namuntlha kutlula hafu ya Vatsonga va wela ehansi ka tikereke ta xikriste, ngopfu ngopfu tikereke leti tiyimelaka hi toxe kumbe kereke ya Evangelical Presbyterian Church (khale ka Swiss Mission)....more

Social Organisation of the Tsonga

Hi malembe yava 1890s mapurasi yale Lowveld aya lulamerile kutlula ku hlota nyana naku rimiwa, naswona endzhaku ka nkarhi nyana vinyi va wona vaya xavisele lava ava lava ku cela migodi....more

The Music of the Tsonga

Vatsonga vana ndhuma ya vuyimbeleri lebyinga fuwa hi ndzhaka leyinga e henhla ka ku chaya swichayachayani swohambana hambana swa vunanga. Leswi swinga avanyisiwa hi marhengu yanharhu: xitiringi, moya na timbila....more

The Traditional Economy of the Tsonga

Vatsonga lava vanga suka e tibuweni ta lwandle hivo19th century vatise swilo swintshwa leswi tisaka swakudya e Transvaal, kukatsa na cassava (manioc), tinxaka tin’wana ta timanga, mazmbala na n’wahuva....more

Tsonga Early Life

Ku tswariwa ka n’wana i nkarhi wantsako swinene emutini wa Vatsonga. Hi xitalo munhu lonkulu wa xisati wa xaka, kumbe vavasati van’wana, vapfuneta mhani loyi anga tika eka minkarhi yo hetelela ya ku biha...more

Tsonga Origins

Vanhu vosungula lava vulavulaka ririmi ra Xitsonga kuva vanghena e Transvaal vangava vafike kwalomuya kava 18th century....more