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Imizwilili zika Nolufefe ‘Fefe’ Mtshabe

Chorister and opera singer Nolufefe Mtshabe inspired hundreds of pupils to uphold her legacy

Kunjani! Cricket scores isiXhosa

Black cricketers were all but erased from the history books, but they’re now being recognised, along with cricketing terms and rules in isiXhosa

Rich land, poor villagers

Coffee Bay’s pristine seaside land is home to some of SA’s most popular holiday resorts and remains in the hands of the Bomvana and Pondo tribes

Connecting isiXhosa, isiZulu to the digital age

Software tools for South Africa’s Nguni languages may assist with redress and effective communication.

Queer – and proud to be Xhosa

The furore over the film Inxeba has cast a light on men who are gay but deeply committed to their culture

‘Inxeba wounds our cultural practice’

The boycotters say the film inaccurately reflects initiation. Others call their reaction homophobia

Usable traditions: The queering of Xhosa men’s initiation

Initiation practices might offer a moment of self-discovery for queer Xhosa men

Decolonising our spaces as a matter of urgency

Iimbali is a space for stories and other narrative-based social analysis.

A timely yet unheard parable: The tale of The Woman, The Children and The Beasts

Despite the rejection, violence and erasure of young women activists’ contributions to SA’s political landscape, they are making themselves heard.

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People’s behaviour stoking Gauteng pandemic

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Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

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Absa Rewards puts cash in your pocket

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