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Tricksters and trickery in Zulu folktales.
Tricksters and Trickery in Zulu Folktales is a research on one of the central themes in African, and particularly Nguni/Zulu folklore, in which the trickster figure plays a pivotal role. The Zulu form part of the Nguni ...
C.L.S. Nyembezi's use of traditional Zulu folktales in his Igoda series of school readers.
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Some gendered African ritual practices : the case of impepho (an indigenous African plant).
This research work is about rituals practice, with specific reference to burning of impepho (an indigenous African Plant) and how this practice excludes women in general. Impepho is an indigenous African plant that, once ...
A preliminary survey of Zulu dialects in Natal and Zululand.
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Uphenyo ngezinga lolimi lwezimpawu lwaseningizimu Afrika nemiphumela yalo ekuthuthukiseni impilo yezithulu ezizalwa ngabancela isizulu ebeleni.
After the release of Act No 108 of 1996, the status of the nine African languages of South Africa was elevated to that of English and Afrikaans and as a result, for the first time in the history of languages, South Africa ...
The influences of traditional medicine in relation to its various use by the African societies : a review of Zulu novels.
Traditional medicine, unlike western medicine, is not merely concerned with physical illness, but it is used for various purposes. For instance: It can be used for lkuthwala' (the process whereby a person consults a ...
Selected animal - and bird - proverbs as reflectors of indigenous knowledge systems and social mores : a study from Zulu language and culture.
Selected animal- and bird- proverbs as reflectors of Indigenous Knowledge Systems and social mores: a study from Zulu language and culture is a research that focuses on the human-animal and bird interface to explore the ...
Some gendered practices in a Zulu family : a feminist perspective.
This study on “Some Gendered Practices in a Zulu Family: A Feminist Perspective” investigated gender bias, gender inequality, and gender stereotypes as seen in daily gendered practices happening within the Zulu family. ...
Homestead names as a reflection of social dynamics in Mabengela, Nkandla.
Homestead naming has been a Zulu practice since the days of King Shaka. Although this practice has been abandoned by some of the Zulus especially those living in urban areas, it still exists in some rural areas e.g. ...