imbizo

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imbizo

(ɪmˈbiːzɒ)
n, pl -zos
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) South African a meeting, esp a gathering of the Zulu people called by the king or a traditional leader
[from Zulu biza to call or summon]
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Deputy Minister concluded the monitoring visit by assuring the staff at Phagameng clinic that he would not wait for the next Imbizo week to pay a visit again.
In 2009, she held an imbizo [conference] in the Eastern Cape with traditional leaders, political leaders, school teachers, school children and young people on how to address and prevent the practice of ukuthwala.
Their use of physical space also conjured up a time when decisions were made by the community in an imbizo or kgotla (meeting), in that the participant circle is made with sprinkled white maize meal.
In defending its decision to bar white journalists from the ceremony, Makoe insists that to "have had the said imbizo [gathering] intruded upon was not only disruptive on the part of those who thereafter rushed to the SAHRC to cry racism, but also an act of disrespect to [the FBJ's] right to organise, assemble and to associate with a guest of their choice".
The Imbizo Men's Health Project was opened in 2005 in Soweto, South Africa, by HIVSA, based in Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, to provide sexual health care for men, managed and staffed exclusively by men.
Imbizo male-only healthcare facilities open in Soweto, S Africa.
Imbizo are an 11-man performing arts group from Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, in the tradition of Ladysmith Black Mambazo.
We bought a bottle of Imbizo Western Cape Chardonnay to drink while we were mulling over the men u.
There have already been performances by the Zimbabwean a capella choir Imbizo, the Hungarian Boros Gypsy Ensemble and Mugenkyo, those devotees of Japanese taiko drumming.
World music for the first time plays a strong role in the festival, with Imbizo from Zimbabwe, the Boros Gypsy Ensemble playing mostly Hungarian gypsy music and Mygenkyo, Japanese taiko drummers.
Presented at the Fashion Imbizo, part of the Cape Town Fashion Festival, Cape Town, South Africa - November 23-25, 2004.
The Deputy Minister was speaking at a walk-about and visit of the York Agric farms in Christiana in the Free State province earlier today (Friday 4 December 2015) as part of the Governments Imbizo Focus week.