It's time to adapt the songs we sing about lobola and what being a makoti means today

2018-12-17 08:47

While we should still celebrate different traditions, the definitions of what a wife is and her responsibilities have changed.

WATCH: Indian island police struggle to recover body of American man

2018-11-23 05:36

Indian authorities are struggling to figure out how to recover the body of an American killed last week after wading ashore on an isolated island cut off from the modern world.

"I am Ndebele but I struggle to remember our clan names, don't follow the customs and prefer to speak isiZulu"

2018-09-19 16:09

And why can't Toya Delazy wear ibheshu? Are millennials becoming more culturally ambiguous and influenced by different heritages that sometimes even aren't their own?

How did New Year’s resolutions start?

2018-01-03 12:13

How exactly did this age-old tradition start and why do people keep pursuing them?

For 10 points, please answer why women are rewarded for their virginity and men are shamed?

2017-08-16 11:49

Should a woman's value still be based on her abstinence from sex?

43 Eastern Cape initiates died last season - premier

2016-02-19 18:39

Out of 42 225 initiates, 43 young boys have died during the last circumcision season in the Eastern Cape, Premier Phumulo Masualle says.

Angry parents demand answers about dodgy circumcisions

2015-11-04 07:21

A group of parents have demanded answers from Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi about why their children were taken to an undisclosed place for circumcision after parents had signed a consent form that it be done at a hospital.

Reed Dance chaos: Was it a snake?

2015-09-08 16:00

It could have been snake - or a frog - that caused a disruption at this past weekend's Reed Dance at the eNyokeni Royal Palace in northern KwaZulu-Natal, says councillor.

Illegal Limpopo initiation school closed down

2015-07-09 19:48

An illegal initiation school in Limpopo, where about 158 initiates were housed, has been shut down.

King Zwelonke’s coronation marks new beginning – Zuma

2015-05-16 11:19

The coronation of King Mpendulo Zwelonke Sugcawu as the Xhosa king is a culmination of a painful era of colonial subjugation and oppression, President Jacob Zuma says.

 
Video
Watch: The history of the Christmas tree. Evergreens were sacred to ancient Egyptians. Then people started decorating them.

Medieval Germans are credited with starting the Xmas tree tradition.

0 comments8327 Views

Man in Ndebele garb wants to sue Gautrain after he was barred from boarding train

2018-11-08 16:45

Gautrain faces possible court action after a man dressed in traditional Ndebele garb was not allowed to board a train because he was not dressed "appropriately".

BATTLE FOR THRONE IS NOT OVER!

2018-05-17 14:45

THE confusion about who should take over the reins at the Mawewe Tribal Authority continues.

Nepal names 3-year-old as new 'living goddess'

2017-09-27 16:07

A 3-year-old girl has been named the new Kumari of Nepal's capital Kathmandu, after her predecessor retired when she reached puberty, continuing an ancient tradition that sees young girls worshipped as "living goddesses".

Free State traditional healer found with human skull and tongue

2017-07-13 17:39

Police officers acting on a tip-off have uncovered human parts hidden at a traditional healer’s house in the Free State.

Chiefs bill at odds with Constitution - Parliament told

2016-02-03 16:00

The traditional and Khoi-San leadership bill as it stands retribalises the country and is at odds with the Constitution, MPs have heard.

Churches cannot be spaza shops - rights commission

2015-10-25 17:00

Churches cannot be spaza shops selling holy water and prayers for a profit, the CRL Rights Commission has said.

Setbacks for traditional leaders

2015-08-27 19:31

The government’s attempts to reinforce the role and power of traditional leaders has been delivered two major setbacks this month.

Dead taxi driver takes a last ride

2015-06-01 09:16

A Puerto Rico taxi driver had a cab for a coffin so he could take a 'final drive' to his funeral. Would you take a drive with death?

Amakhosi lead fight against xenophobia

2015-04-21 17:07

Traditional leaders have vowed to mobilise their communities to be on the alert for any incitement of xenophobic attacks and spread the message of peace, Kgosi Pontsho Maobane says.

Traffic Alerts
Traffic
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.