African Spiritual Identity Workshop

AfroSavvy is hosting a workshop to educate on Indigenous African Knowledge Systems. We’re inviting you to tap into inner divine wisdom that will be for the progression of African people. The workshop will be led by Kemet Historian, Mkhulu Nsingiza and Indigenous Knowledge Systems Specialist, Gogo Khanyakude (check out the YouTube channel for some teachingsContinue reading “African Spiritual Identity Workshop”

Talking African Spirituality

The following conversations are based on specific subject matters within spiritual culture. South African Spiritual Healers discuss ways in which we can find healing in these different areas of our lives. You can subscribe to the AfroSavvy YouTube channel for more. Spirituality in Relationships On the first night of the October New Moon, we satContinue reading “Talking African Spirituality”

‘In Conversation’ Series

This conversational series is a collection of ongoing discussions that we are having with healers that we encounter along our spiritual journey. We focus on exploring topics that Africans can benefit from learning and understanding. Our aim is to educate Africans on their authentic spirituality as well as to give insight into how the spiritualityContinue reading “‘In Conversation’ Series”

The Uphehlo Journey

We gathered 10 Traditional Healers on the September New Moon to share their spiritual journeys in conversation with the healer that inspired the creation of AfroSavvy, Celi Nhlengethwa. This discussion explores the personal joys and challenges of ukuthwasa and the innovation that the thwasa process has undergone through the generations. This two-part conversation is theContinue reading “The Uphehlo Journey”

What are Ancestors?

written by Nontobeko Toba Most of us talk about ancestors as if it’s common knowledge that everyone should completely understand and be able to explain in details. In trying to answer this question we always end up with a lot of unanswered questions because we tend to concentrate on the complexity of this subject ratherContinue reading “What are Ancestors?”

AfroBeads – Blending Style and Tradition

AfroBeads was born 4 years ago by Christina Mudau. After leaving her job as an assistant buyer of one of the biggest retailers in South Africa, her journey took a different direction. After having dreams about a gift from her late mother and dreams about beads, she then decided to teach herself how to bead.Continue reading “AfroBeads – Blending Style and Tradition”

A Brand for the Proud Sangoma

Busisiwe Mkhize is the founder and Chief Design Officer for Mwezipendo Couture. The company was established in 2018, as a brand created with consciousness, headed by a style maven and sangoma. Her designs are geared to help people connect to their royal selves. Under Mwezipendo you will find two movements – footprint of my ancestorsContinue reading “A Brand for the Proud Sangoma”

Spiritual Expression Through Music

As part of our journey into documenting African Spirituality and shedding light on the nature of holistic healing, we have found ourselves immersed in the beauty of healing through drumming, singing and dancing. On the 17th of August 2019, we hosted a Bangoma event to celebrate drumming, singing and dancing within African Spirituality. Drumming isContinue reading “Spiritual Expression Through Music”

Mphepho Herbal Tea

Imphepho (the flowers of the everlasting family Helichrysum) is used in South African traditional medicine to heal physical and spiritual ailments. This indigenous plant is an all-purpose herb that is used for internal and external cleansing. 🍃 Herbal teas are our favourite way to start the day and unwind at the end of a longContinue reading “Mphepho Herbal Tea”