How to Tell if You Need Spectacles or Surgery

Have you by any chance visited your optometrist for an annual eye test, only to discover that there is a problem? The question that arises, is what to do now – should you go ahead and get glasses, or should …

Is There a Rule To Wearing Xibelani?

This is a knee length skirt typically worn by Xitsonga women. A lot of people have shown interest on how to correctly wear this skirt. Traditionally, it is worn around the waist for dance purposes. However, some Tsonga women have …

Silly Things Tsonga Men Say to Take Women to Bed

Imagine if the man you just started dating says “let’s go to my place and have sex?” Chances are, you would dump him if his cheeks are not met by your slap. This is the reason some Tsonga men have …

56 Xitsonga Unisex Names to Name Your Child

Why do we have names? It is for recognition purposes and to also identify one from the other but in Africa, names are a form of a statement. They are either personal stories by parents, a reminder to an individual …

Xitsonga vs English Speakers: How They Express Themselves

There’s big difference between how English and indigenous African language people express themselves and just to put a disclaimer; this is not a racist or a tribalist article, it’s just for laughs. For instance, when Africans speak; they are not …

The Art of Xitsonga Folktale

Do you know how in the West parents just grab a fairytale book from the bookshelf and read to their children about wonderland until they sleep? Xitsonga people sit around the fire and listen to their grandparents tell stories. Gone …

Marula: Limpopo’s Magical Fruit

We bet the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word ‘marula’ is that famous creamy liqueur with an elephant emblem. It is actually a tree and a fruit but also, it can get you drunk!   …

Top 6 Things You Might’ve Heard About Tsonga People

The South African country is known for its diverse cultures, languages and ethnic groups. This is one of the reasons the South African citizens are interested in knowing about each other and sometimes stereotyping one another. If anyone is to …

Hot Coffee & Competition for the Ciro Deaf Barista 2019 Award

The Coffee & Chocolate Africa Expo observed the Deaf Awareness Celebration Day as well as support #ActionAgainstPoverty during Mandela Month, with the Ciro Deaf Barista Competition. Coffee is an almost universally appreciated beverage, regardless of your race, creed, nationality or …

Experience Tsonga Cuisine at N’wa-Falaza

Do you ever find yourself googling a list of notable Tsonga dishes in South Africa? Stop typing start driving to N’wa-Falaza situated both at Giyani in Limpopo and Pretoria in Gauteng. At N’wa-Falaza, you’re guaranteed mouth-watering African cuisines and experience …