A polygamist: President Jacob Zuma with three of his wives, (from left) Nompumelelo Ntuli, Thobeka Mabhija and Sizakele Khumalo. This tradition is accepted in the Zulu culture. Photo credit http://www.bdlive.co.za Love is a beautiful thing, especially if you have found your soul mate and plan to share the rest of your lives together. That … Continue reading You may kiss the next, third, fourth and fifth bride…
Why should we look outside our own countries to find inspiration? A group of students will be hosting a female empowerment seminar and they have very interesting pictures on their poster. The poster was suppose to depict strong, empowering and beautiful women such as Beyoncé, Oprah Winfrey, Michele Obama and other American influential and powerful … Continue reading Learn to appreciate your own.
What is being African? I googled 'An African' and what I found were various pictures of different faces, different skin pigmentations and different countries, I didn't find a specific picture or definition of being an African. Is it a form of lifestyle, is it something we adopted from those before us, is it how we … Continue reading Am I African enough?
Are clan names still relevant to the youth? do the have know of their identity? Clan names are praise names that identify and link people to each other through surnames and animals. They are called Izithakazelo in Zulu. It is shocking that many people of our generation do not know their clan names. Different cultures … Continue reading what is your clan name?