The holiday season gives us a rare opportunity to take a break from our hectic work schedules and spend time with our families and friends. Those of us who hail from far-flung rural areas get to leave the big city and make the annual journey to our places of origin.

There, we have the opportunity to attend weddings and imigidi (homecoming celebrations following a rite of passage for young Xhosa men) and many other such festivities, where we get to connect with people who have also travelled from around the country to celebrate with their loved ones...

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