Browsing Archive: September, 2011

'They will kill the Boers tomorrow' (Bulal' umthakathi!!!- Kill The Wizards)

Posted by Lindikaya Ntshinga on Friday, September 23, 2011,
Dispaches from the past relevant to the present.

Zazi Foundation- Heritage writes:


'They will kill the Boers tomorrow' (Bulal' umthakathi!!!- Kill The Wizards)


If W.B. Rubusana was alive today he would be the one leading the charge shouting, "Qulani sizwe, zemk' iinkomo magwal' andini" (Be on guard, preserve our heritage). When he published his anthology of prose and poetry in 1906 he was precisely worried about the erosion of African history and heritage. Let us partake in eating the bread whil...

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TIYO SOGA SPEAKS TODAY AT TUTURHA AND SAYS,

Posted by Lindikaya Ntshinga on Wednesday, September 14, 2011,

TIYO SOGA SPEAKS TODAY AT TUTURHA AND SAYS,

'OH! LORD, BLESS THE TEACHINGS OF OUR LAND'

When writing in 1983, Donovan Williams said that the legacy of Tiyo Soga was ‘badly neglected by historians of southern Africa [and that his] writings are deserving of a better fate than their present obscurity. More than a century has elapsed since his death – and even the centenary of the latter went unnoticed. His grave at Tutura is neglected and overgrown. The time has come for resurrection’1. A to...


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