Zulu music
The Zulu are a South African ethnic group. Many Zulu musicians have become a major part of South African music. A number of Zulu-folk derived styles have also become well-known across South Africa a...
Zulu language
Zulu or isiZulu is the language of the Zulu people with about 10 million speakers, the vast majority (over 95%) of whom live in South Africa. Zulu is the most widely spoken home language in South Afri...
Zulu mythology
Zulu mythology contains numerous deities, commonly associated with animals or general classes of natural phenomena.Unkulunkulu is the highest God and is the creator of humanity. Unkulunkulu ("the gre...
Solomon Linda
Solomon Popoli Linda (1909 – 8 October 1962), also known as Solomon Ntsele ("Linda" was his clan name), was a South African Zulu musician, singer and composer of the song "Mbube", which later be...
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John Hlophe
John Mandlakayise Hlophe (born 1 January 1959 in Stanger, KwaZulu-Natal) is Judge President of the Western Cape Division of the High Court of South Africa.
Born in Stanger, KwaZulu-Natal, he was e...
Mangosuthu Buthelezi
Mangosuthu Buthelezi (born 27 August 1928) is a South African politician who founded the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) in 1975 and the former prime minister of the KwaZulu bantustan. His praise name is ...
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Mbaqanga
Mbaqanga ([mɓaˈ!áːŋa]) is a style of South African music with rural Zulu roots that continues to influence musicians worldwide today. The style originated in the early 1960s.
Historically, laws su...
Amos Masondo
Amos Masondo (born 21 April 1953 in Louwsburg) was the mayor of the city of Johannesburg, South Africa, between December 2000 and 2011. He is a member of the African National Congress, and was the fir...
Mbube (genre)
Mbube is a form of South African vocal music, made famous by the South African group Ladysmith Black Mambazo. The word mbube means "lion" in Zulu. Traditionally performed a cappella, the members of th...
Mamlambo
Mamlambo is a deity in South African and Zulu mythology, the "goddess of rivers", described as a large snake-like creature.The myth of the Mamlambo has become of interest to cryptozoologists in 1997, ...
Halleria lucida
Halleria lucida (also known as Tree Fuchsia, umBinza or Notsung) is a small, attractive, evergreen tree that is indigenous to Southern Africa. It is increasingly grown as an ornamental tree in African...
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KwaZulu-Natal
KwaZulu-Natal (/kwɑːˌzuːluː nəˈtɑːl/; also referred to as KZN or Natal and known as "the garden province") is a province of South Africa that was created in 1994 when the Zulu bantustan of KwaZulu ("P...
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Uhlanga
In Zulu mythology, Uhlanga is the marsh from which humanity was born.Hahn suggests that the amaZulu people borrowed this creation myth from the Khoikhoi from whom they appropriated their lands, but th...
Indlamu
Indlamu ([ind͡ɮaːmu]) is a traditional Zulu dance from South Africa where the dancer lifts one foot over his head and brings it down hard, landing squarely on the downbeat. Typically, two dancers in w...
Witch smeller
Witch smellers, almost always women, were important and powerful people amongst the Zulu and other Bantu-speaking peoples of Southern Africa, responsible for rooting out evil witches in the area, and ...
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Begonia sutherlandii
Begonia sutherlandii, (Sutherland begonia; known as iwozya in Kimalila, Tanzania), is a tuberous flowering perennial plant in the family Begoniaceae, growing to 0.5 metres (20 in) with fleshy pin...
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Lobengula
Lobengula Khumalo (1845–1894), was the second and last king of the Ndebele people (historically called Matabele in English). Both names, in the isiNdebele language, mean "the men of the long shields",...
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UMabatha
uMabatha is a 1970 play written by South African playwright Welcome Msomi. It is an adaptation of Shakespeare's Macbeth into the tribal Zulu culture of the early 19th century, and details how Mabatha ...
Umdhlebi
Umdhlebi or umdhlebe is an unverified plant species purported to originate in Zululand, South Africa. Henry Callaway's The Religious System of the Amazulu, published in 1870, records several stories o...
Impi
Impi is a Zulu word for any armed body of men. However, in English it is often used to refer to a Zulu regiment, which is called an ibutho in Zulu. Its beginnings lie far back in historic tribal warfa...
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Indaba
An indaba is an important conference held by the izinDuna (principal men) of the Zulu or Xhosa peoples of South Africa. (Such meetings are also practiced by the Swazi, who refer to them using the clo...
Inxwala
Inxwala, also known as Incwala or the First Fruits Celebration, is a sacrificial ceremony of giving the first fruits in a harvest to God, or the gods who are believed to be responsible for the abundan...
Lobolo
Lobolo or Lobola in Zulu, Swazi, Xhosa and northern and southern Ndebele (Mahadi in Sesotho, Roora in Shona, and Magadi in Northern Sotho), sometimes referred to as "bride wealth" or "bride price" is ...