Proverbs are found in all languages. They act as colourful lessons, offering advice that’s passed down from generation to generation in the guise of a clever sentence or two. In English there is a well-known saying, ‘Too many cooks spoil the broth’, implying that some things are better done alone. The Zulu equivalent, as explained […]
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Throughout history people have been fascinated by their genealogy, and nowhere is this more true than in KwaZulu-Natal. The acknowledgement of ancestors is very much a part of Zulu culture, often forming an integral part of ceremonies. Forefathers are acknowledged by way of Zulu names, with each surname having a praise name, or isithakazelo, showing the genealogy, relation and […]
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