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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The Minister of Communications, Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane will host a Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) Imbizo on Friday, 23 February at George Thabe Stadium, in Emfuleni Local Municipality.
Of interest to me is the promise that overlooked/marginalized sources, as may be provided, by paying more attention for example, to initiatives involving the Imbizo and the Record, may also possibly provide fruitful insight, for the purpose(s) of this assessment.
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.
In the case of South Africa, popular participatory governance through Imbizo was identified as a best practice (Country Review Report Republic of South Africa 2007: 89).
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.
Within a southern African context, imbizo is used to refer to a time and place when and where "the tribe or community gathers to confer and to consult" and where each one's voice will be listened to.
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".
As we will see later, one reason the TRC failed to achieve social legitimacy was its open hostility toward traditional South African legal institutions, such as the neighborhood courts known as imbizo.
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.