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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
“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.