Blogs

Seasons June 10, 2021

SEASONS OF THE YEAR SUMMER Hhihha AUTUMN Pepwe WINTER Mbaba SPRING Tjilimo  SEASON    ACTIVITIES OF THE SEASONS Hhihha Kulimiwa kuhakugwa Pepwe. Kudliwa zwinobva kuminda Mbaba. Tivuna zwidlo, kuphugwa Tjilimo.       Kululamisiwa dziminda    Kuhohewa kusiwa mipfudze . Lubaka gwemizano minjinji kusina mihingo, Ndigo lubaka goyenda kuNjelele CLIMATE FOR Read more…

Kalanga National Anthem (Zimbabwe) June 9, 2021

TJIKALANGA NATIONAL ANTHEM Milidzani fulegi yedu yeZimbabwe Yakazwagwa nengwa yelusununguko (Nelopa) Nelopa njinji lebagwi bedu Tiyidzibilile mubabengi bose Ayipiwe mhahha hango yeZimbabwe Lingani Zimbabwe hango yakanaka Nematombo nenjizi dzino dzakanakisisa (Ngayine) Vula ngayine minda ipembele Bahingi batjile banhu bose bagute Ayipiwe mhahha hango yezimbabwe Ndzimu yengemadzani hango yeZimbabwe Hango yabo Read more…

KLCDA in 2020 March 23, 2020

THE Kalanga Language and Cultural Development Association (KLCDA) has continued to promote Kalanga culture and its  traditions. This  vision is part of the association to preserve Kalanga traditional and cultural practices. A number of activities are always held in Plumtree as a way of preserving Kalanga culture and traditions. Some of Read more…

Luswingo Heritage Site October 6, 2016

      Luswingo heritage site lies 36 km North of Plumtree Town in Zimbabwe on a hill by the riverbank of Thekwane River at Tokwana Village in Bulilima. Luswingo was built by BaKalanga in their distinguished workmanship in the fashion of Maswingo  and Kami heritage sites in Zimbabwe as well Read more…

Kalanga Writers to Launch 5 Books May 31, 2016

BaKalanga abazozwibiga pasi, bakulukugwi bakabe belebesa kuti “Wasudza mankuku ndewalibulaya, walimenha masiba loobuya likasinila amwe!” Hawo ke masiba osinila ! The Kalanga Language and Cultural Development Association will, on the 17th of June 2016 launch 5 Kalanga books authored by various independent writers as a means of boosting Kalanga literature which Read more…

 Call for Nominations March 14, 2016

ATTENTION: KLCDA Members Date: 7 March 2016 The above subject matter refers, This is a call for KLCDA members to nominate members to hold positions in the Executive Committee as well as in the Board of Directors as stipulated in the KLCDA Constitution and Election procedures manual VACANCIES  1. THE Read more…

TjiKalanga atjitotukana, atjitotolikiwa December 4, 2015

Ndi Ntando Dumani Andite ndili mhihha yendebo kakale andina luzibo gungapani nekwebuKalanga, tjiKalanga nebaKalanga koga ndotongo zwibhuzwa kuti apa kuyi tjiKalanga (lulimi) kobviwani. Mumwa luzibo gwetjiKalanga kuna zwinthonithoni zwibili zwandino haka gadzika ndebo yangu kube idzo mbviwa dzakasenga ndebo yangu. Tjekutanga ndetjinoti, ‘TjiKalanga atjitotukana’ netjinoti, ‘TjiKalanga atjitotolikiwa’ TjiKalanga lulimi gusingatole Read more…

Role of culture, the missing link to sustainable development November 30, 2015

By Ntandoyenkosi Dumani (Development practitioner and cultural activist) The development of marginalised and poor communities has been a phenomenon pursued by various development partners the world over using various strategies and approaches from humanitarian aid to capacity building, needs based approaches to human rights based approaches. These approaches have been Read more…

Stop tribalism December 21, 2014

Reporter Portia Ngwako of Botswana’s The Voice recently boarded the Block 8 Route 4 combi from game city when they found a traffic cop controlling the movement of traffic on the road. The naughty passengers debated about the officer’s origin because he was dark skinned. One of the passengers said Read more…

The Kalanga Origins of the Thembu and Nelson Mandela Revealed January 24, 2014

by Ndzimu-unami Emmanuel Moyo (repr. from Bulawayo24) Alan Dershowitz notes his feelings about his Jewish identity when he was a Yale law student: “When I went home for the Jewish holidays, I told my parents about the brilliant teachers at Yale: Goldstein, Pollack, Bickel, Skolnick, Schwartz. Then I told them Read more…

events

There is no events