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Imphepho

Demystifying Imphepho

Imphepho is a sacred African herb, often used for ceremonies small and large, like Umembeso – a ritual where the groom presents the bride’s family with gifts before the wedding. Believers say lighting the herb and smelling its aroma puts them in touch with their ancestors and fills them with peace and calm.  But many …

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24 June ’21 Wrap: ‘This is not a wave; it’s a tsunami’

We’re presenting you with a sober edition today, but that’s because the facts necessitate it. Things are bad, Covid-wise. Take heart, though: we can stay safe and stop it from being any worse. Plus we bring you this week’s funnies (anyone seen Ramaphosa’s iPad?) and what we can be grateful for.  So, let’s dive into …

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