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R16.2m social relief of distress vouchers issued to KZN flood victims

Independent online (SA) 04 Jul 2022
Cape Town - Social Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu said the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) has issued 9 520 social relief of distress vouchers to the tune of R16 264 216 million for the victims of KwaZulu-Natal floods ... Zulu said Sassa also provided meals to 40 600 beneficiaries at 72 shelters across the province.

Five reasons why Zululand should be on your bucket list

Independent online (SA) 24 Jun 2022
As the home of the Zulu people, it is an African gem that boasts breathtaking landscapes, stunning beaches, forests and wetlands, thrilling wildlife and a diversity of unique flora ... The route also includes the Battlefields where Zulu, Boer and British forces clashed in bloody conflicts that shaped the course of South African history.

Ghana's Pan African Heritage Museum seeks to reclaim Africa's history

BBC News 21 Jun 2022
In our series of letters from African writers, media consultant and trainer Joseph Warungu writes about plans to build a huge museum in Ghana (so that Africans, rather than foreigners, control their history and heritage) to reflect the history and heritage of Africans. A new migration of Africans is about to happen.

AmaZulu King Misuzulu kaZwelithini visits set of 'Shaka Ilembe'

Independent online (SA) 17 Jun 2022
AmaZulu King Misuzulu kaZwelithini has given his blessing to the production of historical drama series, “Shaka Ilembe”, which is set to release in 2023 ... Earlier this week, the AmaZulu king visited the production set and gave his blessings to the production that will tell the story of the iconic African king, Shaka Zulu ... Impi iyeza,” she said. .

Sello Maake KaNcube’s ‘Bloke & His American Bantu’ captures the ‘human experience’ of apartheid

Independent online (SA) 17 Jun 2022
“As such, Modisane shared elements of the African cultural outlook, including sharing South African music records, teaching him some Zulu and Sepedi words and gifting him with African cultural garments.”Josias Dos Moleele as Langston Hughes and Anele Nene as Bloke Modisane ... “These two books are a must-read for South Africans.

Ryanair drops Afrikaans test for South African passengers

The Times/The Sunday Times 15 Jun 2022
Ryanair will no longer force its South African passengers to complete a general knowledge test written in Afrikaans following a backlash that likened the policy to “apartheid 2.0”.

South African Language Groups Demand Ryanair Stop Using Afrikaans Test

Voa News 07 Jun 2022
Afrikaans is spoken by about 12% of South Africans as their first language and the country boasts ten other official ones, including the more widely spoken Zulu and Xhosa ... He says many South Africans would fail a test given in Zulu or one of the other official languages.

5 young SA designers to celebrate this Youth Month

Independent online (SA) 07 Jun 2022
It’s Youth Month, and in celebration of young people who are doing exceptionally well in their careers, we look at South African youth-led brands with a promising future in the fashion industry ... Seeing a gap in the market, he decided to make traditional Zulu sandals known as “izimbadada” using sustainable materials.

Ryanair Afrikaans passenger test is likened to ‘apartheid 2.0’

The Times/The Sunday Times 06 Jun 2022
The language is the third most popular in the country, behind Zulu and Xhosa, and during apartheid was forced upon black South Africans.Sponsored.

Ryanair forces South Africans to do Afrikaans test to prove nationality

The Observer 06 Jun 2022
However, it is unclear why the Ryanair test has been conducted in Afrikaans, rather than others like Zulu and Xhosa, which are the first and second most used across South African households.Sign up to the daily Business Today email or follow Guardian Business on Twitter at @BusinessDesk.

The Sports Report: UCLA softball advances to Women’s College World Series semifinal

The Los Angeles Times 06 Jun 2022
Howdy, I’m your host, Houston Mitchell. Let’s get right to the news. From Thuc Nhi Nguyen. Kelly Inouye-Perez couldn’t hide her pride ... Now everyone can see what Inouye-Perez has always known about Azevedo ... 14 Florida ... 1 Oklahoma at 9 a.m ... African Adventures” and highlighted the Zulu people who both swam and surfed, he proved this idea to be a myth.RUGBY.

Black surfers find moments of reflection, rejuvenation at ‘A Great Day in the Stoke’

The Los Angeles Times 05 Jun 2022
Once he’s enveloped in the barrels of the Pacific’s blue-gray waves, Nathan Fluellen feels one with God. The chilled water, while untamed, supplies a transcendent energy to anyone who dares ride its swells ... (Allen J ... African Adventures” and highlighted the Zulu people who both swam and surfed, he proved this idea to be a myth ... (Allen J ... Advertisement.

Nissi Ogulu Launches NFT For Good Collection ‘Jigsaw Tribe’ On  Binance NFT Marketplace

B & FT Online 31 May 2022
Born in Port Harcourt, Nigeria, into a highly creative family, Nissi’s older brother is Burna Boy (dubbed ‘the African Giant’) and her grandfather is Benson Idonije who was an Afrobeat legend and Fela Kuti’s manager ... AN AFRICAN PLAYGROUNDGAN GAN GRIOT HAMMAR MAMA CHIVOTI NZUMARI SWEET TAMBOURINE ZULU HORN TO MY FANSAn African Playground ... ZULU HORN.

Narrows Center for the Arts' June calendar is packed with concerts and a gallery show

The Herald News 28 May 2022
The lineup of June concerts is as follows. June 3 - Colby James and the Ramblers ... June 9 - Nduduzo Makhathini Group ... The area is significant historically as the site of the Zulu king Dingane kingdom between 1828 and 1840. It is important to note that the Zulu, in fact the African warrior code, is deeply reliant on music for motivation and healing.

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