AmaVenda

© Dr Peter Magubane

Isiko seVenda sivela emvelaphi ehlukahlukene. Abaningi beVenda bazibona njengabaholi bezenkolo, kodwa isiko labo siye saba namandla kakhulu futhi sivumelanisa nezimo. Esikhathini esidlule, babephethe indawo enkulu enyakatho yeSouth Africa.

Namuhla, ngenxa yokuqothulwa komhlaba abahlali abamhlophe ngasekupheleni kwekhulu le-19 leminyaka lama-20 leminyaka, kanye nezinqubomgomo zobandlululo kusukela kuma-1960s, zihlala ngasenyakatho-mpumalanga, ikakhulukazi ezungeze uLouis Trichardt neSibasa esifundazweni saseNyakatho.

Amaqembu atholakala naseningizimu-mpumalanga yeZimbabwe. Ama-fiction athembekile asetshenziselwa ukuchaza imvelaphi yeVenda, kodwa ubufakazi bamuva buveze ukuthi buhlanganisa amaqembu.

Translated by Nsika Khoza

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nhlangano yezombangazwe yamaVenda

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