Daily Archives: September 4, 2019

Wednesday photo: Umhlanga

This year’s Umhlanga ceremony was held over the previous week, with the main day of dancing on Monday. The king showed up early, so the emakhosatana, or princesses, were able to start the parade around 2:30 p.m., rather than the … Continue reading

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Make waSitfwatfwa

It is common practice for other people to call mothers: mother of child’s name. For instance, if your eldest child is named Wenzo, you would be called make waWenzo. For at least two years, one of the language instructors for … Continue reading

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