News

Gay sangoma beats the odds to earn his degree
By Kgaugelo Mosweneng - 06 July 2018

Battling depression‚ sexual insecurity and a calling from the ancestors - all while juggling schoolwork - has been one hell of a ride for this proud graduate.

Upon his arrival in Johannesburg from Imbali in Pietermaritzburg in 2013‚ Thabiso Bhengu found himself lonely and sad. He had enrolled in a BSc in Actuarial Sciences at the University of Witwatersrand‚ but it turned out to be something he drew no inspiration from. This led to his depression.

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Amabhayi and their meanings
By Jombigazi & Msima - 02 July 2018

Thokozani Makhehla no Gogo!
Sorry about the gaps between posts but things have been abit hectic this side with imiphahlo nemigatsheko.

Upon request, i would like to touch on Amabhayi/Amahiya and their meaning as well as the link to the diffent ancestors

In the olden days these fabrics were not used. Each ancestor of the time used a physical representation of the animal as a sign of their power or phase. These included the use of skins, feathers, skulls etc.

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The question that should be in every African's mind is what is the role of the African indigenous belief system in a continuously Westernised African society?
By Gogo Bathini Mbatha - 13 June 2018

This question should be answered from a statistical perspective. The United Nations estimates that there were 57,351, 699 (just over 57,3-million) people in SA by June 2018.

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African indigenous belief systems
By Gogo Bathini Mbatha - 13 June 2018

It is a known and observable fact that the African indigenous belief systems is better known for its association with the use of black magic, voodoo, killing of innocent people for their body parts for muti purposes.

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African indigenous belief systems
By Gogo Bathini Mbatha - 13 June 2018

It is a known and observable fact that the African indigenous belief systems is better known for its association with the use of black magic, voodoo, killing of innocent people for their body parts for muti purposes.

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True story behind Cash in Transit heists: 100 heists committed this year so far, criminals first consult sangomas
By Palesa Ndaba - 1 June 2018

Dr Mahlogonolo Thobane, a crime researcher from Unisa, said sangomas could become police informants as the criminals consulted them before robberies.

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'Fake sangoma murderers' target albino body parts for rituals
By Cynthia Maseko - 08 June 2018

The murder of a 13-year-old albino girl and the stealing of body parts from a 28-year-old albino man just hours after he was buried has Mpumalanga residence angry and fearing for the lives of other albino people.

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