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Who is Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma, the anti-apartheid liberation hero, get the other side of Msholozi

Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma (born 12 April 1942) is a South African politician and anti-apatheid liberation hero who served as the fourth democratically elected President of South Africa from 2009 to…

The Difference Between Venda and Tsonga Explained!

If you have been maintaining with this news then you’ll realize the conflict between the VhaVenda and thus the VaTsonga people in Vuwani, Limpopo. This violent clash has escalated over…

Celebrating Queens, Leaders and Founding Mothers of Vatsonga

It goes without saying that culture is evolutionary. Cultural evolution may occur because of various factors, from internal and external. There has been lots of talk, which present African cultures…

Difference between Tsonga & Shangaan, the misplaced information in History

Vatsonga suffer from an psychological state, and this can be a results of centuries of oppression, within the variety of: 1. Christianity 2. Slavery and Colonization 3. Apartheid 4. Tribalism…

Biography of the late Hudson William Edison Ntsanwisi

Hudosn William Edison Ntsanwisi was the first of the three children born to William and Evelyn Ntsanwisi on the 11th of July 1920 at Shiluvane Swiss Mission Station, 10km south…

Limpopo Tribes with their traditional dresses, who wore it better between Vatsonga, Vhavenda, Bapedi and Balobedu

We have three official tribes in Limpopo, Vatsonga, Vhavenda and Bapedi people. Below we have gathered some of their traditional dresses and we would like to check on who gets…

Beautiful Tsonga Baby Names

In Xitsonga, a name is a statement, instruction or a reminder to the individual, family, clan, ethnic group, and race; however, other names are honorary, symbolic and ancestral. We also…

The story of Modjadji, The Rain Queen

Makobo Modjadji, known as Makobo Modjadji VI, The Rain Queen, born in 1978 and passed away in 2005. She was the sixth in line of the Balobedu tribe’s rain Queens.…

Limpopo mourns death of respected Chief – Hosi Muhlava

Royal council chair Ntombi Muhlava described Chief Muhlava II as a good leader, committed community worker and a father. A Limpopo clan is overcome by grief following the death of…

John Ngobeni, The Great Son Of The Soil From Mavele Village

John Ngobeni was a senior member of the Umkhonto weSizwe Military Veterans Association. He was born and bred in the dusty streets of Mavele Village under N’wamitwa Traditional Authority outside…

The History of the Valoyi Clan – N’wamitwa

Valoyi Traditional Authority is situated 30KM North East of the Tzaneen Town. The Valoyi Clan houses Xitsonga and Khilobedu Speaking among others. Below is the history of the Valoyi Clan…

Mark Shope, The forgotten Commissioner of Umkhonto We Sizwe

In the early 2000s, the Government of Limpopo Province (South Africa) proposed a name change from Tzaneen to Mark Shope, but that proposal was met with hostility and strong opposition…