Latest News for: Zulu africans


WILLIAM GUMEDE: SA in need of a common identity to offset effects of polarisation

Business Day 19 Sep 2021
That some communities are not African enough. A key obstacle to fostering a common South Africanness is that some people wrongly insist on narrow definitions of who is African or South African, often based on pigmentation, ethnicity of forbearers or level of suffering.

‘Coming To America 3’: A more African involvement to promote Africa properly

Business Day Online 18 Sep 2021
She said this in reference to the film Coming (Two) America (the 2021 ‘American comedy film which serves as a sequel to the 1988 film Coming to America starring Eddie Murphy); which was showcase of some African cultural dresses (and attempt at culture and behavior) etc ... To be fare, they could have been using non African names.

‘The Making of Mount Edgecombe’: A view of history from below

Mail Guardian South Africa 17 Sep 2021
According to The International Aspects of the South African Indian Question, 1860-1911 by historian Bridglal Panchai, local Zulu populations were not seen as reliable workers in the fields by the British ... African labour, in the form of Mpondo migrant workers, replaced the Indian indentured labourers, who left the plantations after their indenture.

Freight Dogs by Giles Foden review – into the dark heart of the Congo wars

The Observer 13 Sep 2021
“Some people call us mercenaries,” Cogan tells him, “mistakenly, we’re not butchers, just carriers.” Cogan needs an African face to join his band of pilots and makes a bet that he can train Manu to fly in a matter of weeks ... to write wholly from the perspective of a black African.

Give me two years in the EFC, says Gift Walker ahead of debut

Independent online (SA) 11 Sep 2021
Don’t take my amateur experience for granted ... The main event of the night will see African MMA stars Nkazimulo Zulu and Luthando Biko fight in what was set to be for the Flyweight championship ... You can catch all the EFC 89 main card action on SuperSport, SABC Openview, EFCWORLDWIDE.TV (pay-per-view) and a host of African channels starting at 17.00.

How to spend 48 hours in Newcastle

Independent online (SA) 10 Sep 2021
Here’s how you can spend two days in Newcastle.. 6am ... Savour African art at Carnegie Art Gallery. After breakfast at your hotel, head to the Carnegie Art Gallery, a public art museum that houses an array of African art and Zulu material cultural objects ... Call 034 328 7622.Carnegie Art Gallery houses an array of African art and Zulu cultural objects ... .

The KZN Battlefields Route: everything you need to know to plan your adventure

Independent online (SA) 06 Sep 2021
Travellers can learn about different parts of military history, including the Voortrekker-Zulu Wars, The Rebellion of Langalibelele in1873, The Anglo Zulu War in 1879, the Transvaal War of Independence from 1880-1881, The Zulu Civil War from 1883-1888, The South African / Anglo Boer War from 1899-1902 and the Bhambatha Rebellion.

Umoja's 24th festival set for next weeken

Kingsport Times-News 05 Sep 2021
Entertainment ... Plunky and Oneness is returning to the Umoja Festival as a fan favorite, bringing a show of rousing Funk, Jazz, GoGo, African Beats, Rap and R & B. New OrleansZulu Connection with Shaka and the Watoto Drummers and Dancers will also be performing throughout the day ... ....

Umoja's 24th festival set for Saturday

Johnson City Press 05 Sep 2021
Entertainment. • 4.30-5.30 p.m. ... Plunky and Oneness is returning to the Umoja Festival as a fan favorite, bringing a show of rousing Funk, Jazz, GoGo, African Beats, Rap and R & B. New OrleansZulu Connection with Shaka and the Watoto Drummers and Dancers will also be performing throughout the day ... ....

South Africa’s jailed ex-President Zuma released on medical parole

Russia Today 05 Sep 2021
Former President Jacob Zuma, jailed for 15 months over contempt of court, has been released on medical parole. Earlier, the ex-leader underwent surgery. He remains in hospital with more operations planned ... Also on South African unrest was ‘dry run’ for more violence, sought to topple Ramaphosa – veteran politician & Zulu leader to RT.

Big Zulu on latest album 'Ichwane Lenyoka' and staying rooted to his culture

Independent online (SA) 04 Sep 2021
South African hip-hop artist and composer Siyabonga ‘Big >ZuluNene released his long-awaited third studio album titled “Ichwane Lenyoka” on Friday. Elaborating on the title of the album “Ichwane Lenyoka”, Big Zulu used a snake hatchling as a metaphor ... Elaborating on the move from Universal to Inkabi Records, Big Zulu said.

Growing up among the traders at the Oriental Plaza

Mail Guardian South Africa 03 Sep 2021
In this way, the jazzy, soulful vibe that only a mixture of Malays, Indians, Chinese, Coloureds, Africans, Jews, Lebanese and Afrikaners living in close proximity together could create was replaced by a themed shopping experience, packaged inside a modernist shopping centre that spanned fifteen city blocks.

Drilling at Premier’s Zulu project progressing

Mining Weekly 02 Sep 2021
Aim-listed Premier African Minerals has made progress ...

Richard Calland: Overhaul the law to protect whistleblowers

Mail Guardian South Africa 02 Sep 2021
Thabiso Zulu ... These are just some of the names in a growing roll-call of South African whistleblowers ... But, it did not address an even more serious shortcoming to the legal protection for whistleblowers, which is the conceptual premise upon which the South African law is founded, ...

Photographer Terri Cappucci salvages glass-plate negatives from another era

The Recorder 02 Sep 2021
At first, she was reluctant to take them on, since she was trying to free up studio space ... She also spent 20 years on a photo documentary of Kwa Zulu Natal, a South African province, during its transition from Apartheid, from 1994 to 2014 ... This resulted in flooding that destroyed most of her South African photo negatives ... Library of Congress ... .