• Efukwini : sacredness and the aesthetics of birth amongst amaXhosa 

      Penxa-Matholeni, Nobuntu (Pieter de Waal Neethling Trust, 2019)
      Efukwini is an IsiXhosa concept that refers to a birthplace in an umXhosa home. It is where the mother and her new-born will spend the first 10 days of his/her life away from the rest of society, attended to by a select ...