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Bakalanga unapologetic over mobilising against Botswana govt September 9, 2013

by Khonani Ontebetse repr. Sunday Standard Prominent Bakalanga leaders, among them former Permanent Secretaries, former ambassadors, former Chief Justice and leading businessmen say they are unapologetic about their recent petition against government that Botswana budget remains skewed against the North East District since the 1990s. They are former Chief Justice Read more…

Minority groups push for language use September 5, 2013

repr. Financial Gazette BULAWAYO — Minority groups in Matabeleland have intensified programmes aimed at promoting their previously marginalised languages in the wake of the adoption of the new Constitution of Zimbabwe in June this year. The new supreme law, which repealed the Lancaster House charter, accords official status to 16 Read more…

A new era for the Khoisan in Zimbabwe August 19, 2013

by Divine Dube They were the first Bantu people to occupy present day Zimbabwe yet they have lived as aliens for the last century, suffering at the hands of other tribes. Despite their efforts to reclaim their rights as a people their plea has fallen on deaf ears as responsible authorities Read more…

Kalanga Association publishes school textbooks August 9, 2013

Kalanga books

By Divine Dube and Silusweyinkosi Mhlanga The Kalanga Language and Cultural Development Association (KLCDA) has completed the publication of Kalanga primary school textbooks. The organisation’s chairman Mr Pax Nkomo told Kalanga News this week that the textbooks for all grades are ready and have been submitted to the Ministry of Read more…

Kalanga culture in Botswana’s Matobo celebrated August 2, 2013

By Abel Abednico Mabuse (repr Mmegi Online) Long before this year’s annual Lidozo gwa Batategulu Culture Day celebrations in Matobo kick started, I learnt that there is certainly something special about Matobo village in Botswana. Not only does the village share a name with one of Zimbabwe’s World Heritage site Read more…

Arts & Culture Promoting Kalanga in books full steam ahead July 12, 2013

by Itumeleng Tshenyego repr. Mmegi Online. FRANCISTOWN: The writer’s society of Mukani Action Campaign (MAC) don’t just write books in their mother tongue of Kalanga, but they also aim at promoting the language. Writers who aspired to employ their literary prowess to promote the language established the society in 1997 Read more…

Nkomo Polytechnic trains Kalanga teachers June 25, 2013

Joshua M. Nkomo Polytechnic is now accepting applications for their September intake from those interested in training as primary school teachers. The polytechnic is now offering Tjikalanga, in addition to other languages, as part of the Diploma in Education (Primary) course. The application deadline is July 31. Vacancies for teacher Read more…

Tanga Pasi June 1, 2013

Report by Tinashe Sibanda for Newsday. FORMER Matabeleland South Chibuku Road to Fame provincial winners Tanga Pasi represented Zimbabwe at the  Africa Day festival in Johannesburg, South Africa on May 24 — 25. Soon after their Johannesburg performance, Tanga Pasi are proceeding to yet another performance at the MTN Bushfire Read more…

KLDCA opens office in Bulawayo and plans festival May 21, 2013

The Kalanga Language and Cultural Development Association has set up an office at the corner of George Silundika Street & 11th Ave. (Kwiknet Building or Kwiknet Café. Building) Bulawayo.  At present, Divine Bango and Selusweyinkosi Mhlanga are running the office. They say, “We believe that the advent of the office Read more…

Downloadable version of Rebirth of the Bukalanga available February 15, 2013

Author Ndzimu Unami Emmanuel Moyo

Ndzimu–Unami Emmanuel (Moyo) has released a new pdf version of his 200-page book The Rebirth of the Kalanga: a Manifesto for the Liberation of a Great People with a Proud History.

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