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July 20, 2021

The Life of the Late Saul Gwakuba Ndlovu July 20, 2021

By Tshidzanani Malaba, Obituary Saul Gwakuba Ndlovu: a Kalanga heritage and culturalist…dula leluzibo gwebaKalanga nendudzi dzose dze ZimbabweJULY 16 2021 marked the last journey of life for Tate Saul Gwakuba Ndlovu. I am too young and I was far less exposed to write about him except for the little window Read more…

Kalanga Language OutReach Research Program July 9, 2021

Tokumbila bose banhu banaluzibo ndekwelulimi gweTjiKalanga (Mabvilo, milentje, mitupo, mipanga, ntjimbo, nentembo, makungulupeswa… ) mukune KLCDA kudze kuti kukwagwe or record kose about lulimi gwedu. Kokumbigwa kakale kuti banoziba banhu bawhola batjipinda makole eli80 behhise mazina abo kudze kuti kuwangwe lubaka gozuwhisana ndabo. Ndaboka.

BuKalanga Arts Festival June 15, 2021

The United Kingdom Bukalanga Arts Festival that is held annually in the United Kingdom is set to revive the culture of the Kalanga people. The event is set to be held on July 10 2021 at Nottingham near a village called Plumtree, which the UK diasporas say brings memories of Read more…

Kalanga Talking Dictionary June 15, 2021

The institute of endangered languages has managed to put Kalanga language online in a very interesting format. Anyone and from anywhere is able to access the Kalanga Language Talking Dictionary.

*The effects of language marginalisation to it’s speakers. February 20, 2020

“TjiKalanga is a dead language,” said a retired teacher who once taught at different schools in Mangwe which includes Kwite and Hobodo primary schools. The most amaizing thing is that she could speak fluent Kalanga, yet she kept saying Kalanga must benot be taught because it has no impact at Read more…

Dzake dzilobana KuLuswingo November 17, 2019

Budziwa whunyimiwa baKalanga, bhuzwani bakabona gudo gulu Ndingo Jowha liloba katari limwemetela koga “Wasudza ukalinyima vula gudo ……. zana ujali utendeleka”. Nozana nebanana bebuKalanga bakabezana lumbo igogu bejali beposa Bhato betendeleka. Kwakazipa tjose kuLuswingo. Ndati ndimutole ndimukumbudze hule mugole la 2019 Luswingo Festival.Kana banhu banjinji banogala bezwibhuzwa kuti hha baKalanga Read more…

BuKalanga gears up for Luswingo Cultural Festival 2017 Edition August 3, 2017

WHEN: 06 – 08 October 2017 TIME: 0800hrs kudza kuyedza daily! WHERE: LUSWINGO HERITAGE SITE, Tokwana village, Bulilima ADMISSION: Freee – Ndlanizwenyu THEME: Lulimi gwedu, Milenje yedu, Buhe gwedu!!! TRANSPORT: Available from Plumtree town, $5 round trip *Buy tickets in advance at T n’ T Restaurant.. ACTIVITIES: Lubahhe, Workshops, mayedziso, music and dance, Read more…

All set for Luswingo Kalanga Cultural Festival November 3, 2016

Extracted from the Chronicle Sukulwenkosi Dube-Matutu, Plumtree Correspondent THE Kalanga Language and Cultural Development Association (KLCDA) will tomorrow host the 2016 edition of the Luswingo Kalanga Cultural Festival at Luswingo Heritage Site in Tokwana Village, Bulilima District. KLCDA executive secretary Ntando Dumani said the festival, being held under the theme: Read more…

Webnar: Unpacking the history of BaKalanga November 2, 2016

TO suggest that Kalanga is a dialect of Shona is like suggesting that Zulu is a dialect of Ndebele, Emmanuel Moyo, the author of The Rebirth of BuKalanga said Sunday in an online presentation facilitated by Kalanga Language and Cultural Development Association. Moyo, a  Kalanga twenty-first century researcher and author was responding Read more…

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