San community

Shot in  the arm for the San

Shot in the arm for the San

A civic organisation, Umhlahlo weSizwe sikaMthwakazi, donated clothes to the San community and other flood victims in the Tsholotsho district of Matabeleland North on Wednesday. The clothing was collected from Bulawayo residents through various churches.

Chief bemoans abuse of San

Chief bemoans abuse of San

CHIEF Gampu of Tsholotsho South has said teaching graduates from the San community should be deployed to teach in the area to save their language from extinction.

San don’t feel as part of Zimbabwe

San don’t feel as part of Zimbabwe

ALMOST a year after the adoption of the new Constitution, members of the San community still feel marginalised and denied freedoms and liberties as equal citizens of Zimbabwe.

Act now to save San culture

Act now to save San culture

ONE of the major gains that came with the adoption of the new Constitution a year ago is the recognition of the minority languages that now enjoy the same status as Ndebele, English and Shona.

Daunting task in crafting San language syllabus

Daunting task in crafting San language syllabus

TSORO-O-TSO San Development Trust that is seized with uplifting the San community in Zimbabwe is currently faced with an array of challenges in crafting the Tshwao language syllabus amid indications that no one can approve its drafting as most of the country’s intellectuals are ignorant of the language clicks and its morphology.

San children  go to school

San children go to school

THE marginalised San community which has often been accused of resisting “civilisation” has finally embraced education with some of their children being enrolled for secondary education.

Tsholotsho suffers blow as San elder dies

Tsholotsho suffers blow as San elder dies

THE REVIVAL and preservation of the San people’s culture and language has suffered a serious blow following the death of one of its major sources Gogo Motshwa

Hungry San face abuse

Hungry San face abuse

TSHOLOTSHO South MP Zenzo Sibanda has accused poachers of cashing in on the poverty of the San community in the constituency by sending them to poison elephants in the Hwange National Park which has resulted in the death of more than 100 jumbos.

Lifeline for starving San people

Lifeline for starving San people

THE late Vice-President John Nkomo’s son Jabulani has secured a deal in which National Foods will donate 500kg of mealie-meal to the San community in Tsholotsho every month.

Activist pens book on San marginalisation

Activist pens book on San marginalisation

“ONE disturbing fact is that after 30 years of gaining independence we are still unknown to many,” Davy Ndlovu, director of Creative Arts Development, an organisation championing the rights of the marginalised San community, wrote in apparent lamentation of the marginalisation of the community.

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