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"I Burn for You"

For all the Zimbabweans who “ache” to be home, in Zimbabwe.

The Zulu word “Dela” directly translated means abandon, despair and surrender. However, it can be used to… 40 more words


Shaka Zulu, the man who forged a feared empire out of a tiny tribe in southern Africa

Each continent has had its own significant and feared warriors. For Africa, one name to remember is that of Shaka, the great king and founder of the Zulu Empire in the early decades of the 19th century. 757 more words


By Norma Tsopo

MUTARE – In a bid to bridge communication barriers with their Bantu servants, white colonialists cobbled together Zulu, English and Afrikaans to create a hybrid dialect – Fanagalo, a Bantu pidgin that would serve as their language of instruction. 637 more words


Some Zulu necklaces, Msinga area, 1960s, South Africa

In these notes, I deal with 3 examples of beaded necklaces made by the Zulu people of Kwa-Zulu Natal.  270 more words

The Traditions

“In 1823, William Webb Ellis first picked up the ball in his arms and ran with it. And for the next 156 years forwards have been trying to work out why.” – Sir Tasken Watkins (1979). 709 more words


Fear of a Black Planet: The Ten Most Racist Films Ever

Let’s start with one of my guiltiest pleasures, Black Hawk Down, because – like multi-storey car park crime – it’s wrong on so many levels. It’s directed by Ridley Scott, for a start. 1,585 more words


Rex and Zulu give back! Local schools get $10k for uniforms

New Orleans — There were lots of smiles and cheers at the Rex Den this morning after the Rex organization and the Zulu Social Aid & Pleasure Club donated $10,000 to two local schools. 173 more words