Zulu

© Dr Peter Magubane
Ntumbuluko wa rixaka ra ma Zulu, leri kungavaka rona rixaka lerikulu swinene etikweni hinkwaro ra Afrika Dzonga, riwena eka ntlawa lowuntsongo wa rixaka ra vuhosi bya va Nguni leri tumbulukeke ekusuhi na nambu wa White Umfolozi River laha namuntlha kutivekaka tani hi KwaZulu-Natal kwalomuya kava 16th century. Shaka, loyi anga hetelela ari hosi ya ntlawa wuntsongo wa ma Zulu hi lembe ra 1818, hi yena anga sungula ku tumbuluxiwa ka rixaka ra ma Zulu kutani a aka rixaka lerikulu swinene e Dzongeni wa Afrika.

Cultural Zulu Practices

Vunanga, risimu xikan’we na ncino swi tlange xiphemu xa nkoka swinene eka vutomi bya mu Zulu, kungari eka munhu un’we ntsena, kambe na rixaka rihelerile....more

Daily Life of the Zulu

Khale, vutomi bya siku na siku emutini wa mu Zulu (umuzi) a byi landzelela maendlelo yokarhi lawa fanaka. Ku hambanyisiwa loku hambanyisekaka aku endliwa hikwalaho ka rimbewu, malembe na xiyimo....more

Military Organisation of the Zulu

Hinkarhi waku fuma ka Shaka xikan’we na lavanga fuma endzhaku kayena, kukula na matimba ya rixaka ra ma Zulu swisukela eka nhlangano wa vusocha bya vona na vuswikoti....more

Political Organisation of the Zulu

Nhlangano wa tipolotiki ta ma Zulu awu akiwe tani hi pyramid. E hansi ka xivumbeko lexi akuri miti (imizi) ya mani na mani, leyi ayiri na swiphemu swintsongo swa tipolotiki eka mfumo wa xiraka....more

Religion and Beliefs of the Zulu People

Eka matimu hinkwawo ya xi Zulu, akuna xiphemu na xintsongo xa vutomi bya ndzhavuko wa xi Zulu laha vukhongeri byingariki na xiave: eka tinyimpi, mintirho, eka switeji na swiphiqo swa vutomi bya vanhu...more

The Origins of the Zulu

Kwalomuya ka lembe rava 1550 Malandela, hosi leyi ayiri na nseketelo wuntsongo, lava avatshame ehansi ka xintshabyani xa Amandawe Hill e dzongeni wa tibuwa ta nambu wa Umhlatuze River...more

The Rise of the Zulu Empire

Hi 1787, Senzangakhona, hosi leyintsongo ya ma Zulu (loyi a kumeke vito rakwe kusuka eka n’wana wa jaha wa Malandela), atava a kume n’wana wa jaha kusuka e handle ka vukati, Shaka....more

Traditional Medicine and Magic in Zulu Society

Mimirhi ya xintu ya rixaka ra ma Zulu yina lomu yitumbulukaka kona exikarhi ka vukhale bya yona; xikan’we n kutirhisiwa na matotelo yawona yi cincile nyana eka malembe lawa yotala....more

Traditional Zulu Childbirth

Kutswariwa ka nwana exikarhi ka rixaka ra ma Zulu aswitshama swiri xivelelo eka vavasati ntsena, naswona vavanuna avanga pfumeleriwi kuva kona loko kutswariwa nwana....more

Zulu Puberty Ceremonies

Eka vutomi bya khale bya ndzhavuko wa ma Zulu abyi vekiwe hi xivumbeko xa kahle na nhlonipho leswi aswiri na ntshamiseko. Munhu wun’wana na wun’wana ari na ndzhawu xikan’we na mintirho yokarhi...more

Zulu Traditional Homesteads

Matshamelo ya ntolovelo ya ndzhavuko wa vutomi bya xi Zulu, hilawa yanga rhandzela muti (umuzi). Kufikela masiku lawa, muti (umuzi) wutala kuva na nhloko ya muti (umnumzane)...more