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Global accolades for isiXhosa movie Inxeba

South African isiXhosa-language movie Inxeba movingly explores the conflict of traditional rites of manhood, when initiates “go to the mountain”, with awakening pride in...
John Kani showcases Xhosa in

John Kani showcases Xhosa in

Legendary South African actor John Kani stars in the latest Marvel Comics movie Captain America: Civil War as the king of the fictional country, Wakanda. Kani incorporates his Xhosa mother tongue into the role. Find out the story behind this little piece of Mzansi in Hollywood.
Xhosa design a hit on global catwalks

Xhosa design a hit on global catwalks

Inspired by his mother's love of knitting and traditional beadwork, Laduma Ngxokolo has built a design brand that has become a favourite of local and international fashionistas - and won him the Design Indaba Most Beautiful Object in South Africa award.

African Guernica: life becomes art

The nimble fingers of the women of the Eastern Cape’s Keiskamma Trust have once again produced a one-of-a-kind tapestry, this time an Aids-inspired interpretation of Picasso’s Guernica.
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Xhosa knitwear design goes global

Xhosa knitwear design goes global

When Laduma Ngxokolo decided to create a range of men's knitwear as part of a research project at South Africa's Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, he had no idea his love of knitting would cause such a stir in the fashion industry.

Sweet success of Xhosa honey drink

South African-produced mead is making a name internationally, thanks to the foresight of a meadery that has given this honey-based alcoholic drink a commercial edge.

Monument to warrior Makana

Makana Municipality in the Eastern Cape - named after the Xhosa warrior Nxele Makana, who led resistance against British invaders in the 1800s - plans to construct a R20-million monument in his honour in Grahamstown.


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