Vasotho

© Dr Peter Magubane
Rixaka ra Vasotho rivoniwe tani hi xiphemu lexikulu xa ntlawa wa va Sotho, lexingana swiave swinarhu leswikulu: Vasotho 'VaSotho va dzonga', VaPedi - VaSotho va n’walungu, xikan’we na VaTswana - VaSotho va dzonga. Rixaka ra Vasotho ava tshama etindzhawini hinkwato tale Highveld, kusukela exikarhi kava 1800s, avari na vuxaka byikulu swinene na Moshoeshoe's independent kingdom of Lesotho - leyi ayitiveka hi Basutoland, laha ndzhawu ya vona namuntlha yinga na mindzelekano na tiko ra Afrika Dzonga.

Basotho Initiation Rituals

Loko ti missionaries tingase tisa swikolo, dyondzo ayiva kona engomeni, laha vanhu ava dyondza kona kukula vaya eka vutswatsi. Ti missionaries avanga twanani na ngoma, naswona...more

Basotho People of South Africa

Vatshami vosungula va tiko ra namuntlha ra Lesotho ku ehleketeleriwa leswaku akuri rixaka rama San, lavanga siya ndzhaka yikulu yaku pendiwa ka mabaku....more

Basotho Religion and Beliefs

Vupfumeri bya Vasotho naku tshemba ka vona loko swita eka rifu xikan’we na vutomi endzhaku ka rifu swihlohleteriwe ngopfu hiku hangalasiwa ka vukhongeri bya xikreste. Eku heteleleni,...more

Basotho Rural Life

Eka minkarhi yakhale vutomi bya siku na siku bya Vasotho byi landzelela maendlelo yokarhi, laha kungana ku avana ka mintirho kuya hi malembe na rimbewu. Siku risungula loko dyambu...more

Contemporary Life of the Basotho

Nhlohletelo wa matimba swinene eka vasotho va Lesotho iku hoxa xandla kavona eka mintirho yale timayini ta tiko ra Afrika Dzonga xikan’we nale ka swavuhumelerisi. Leswi swiyimela...more

Cultural Practices of the Basotho

Rixaka ra Vasotho ritlangela hiku yimbelela naku cina, leswi swifambisanaka na minkhuvo yotala xikan’we na migingiriko yin’wana. Tinsimu titlhela titirhisiwa ku kombisa ntokoto wakuva...more

Marriage in Basotho Society

Vukati byo lulamiseriwa abyi tele ngopfu exikarhi ka varhangeri va Vasotho na vana va tihosi, ku hlangana ka valehansi na vuhosi aswiri na nkoka swinene ku lawula mabulu na vuxaka bya...more

Social Organisation of Basotho

Eka xiyimo xin’wana Vasotho vaka Moshoeshoe avari nyandza yin’we eka ndzhavuko na tipolotiki. Hambi leswi ku avana hikwalaho ka ndzhavuko, kuya hi rixaka na ximuti...more