Ubhuti (South African song)
Subject: Explicit Sexuality
Artist: Mbongeni Ngema (b. 1955)
Confronting Bodies: African language radio-stations at the South African Broadcasting Corporation
Date of Action: December 1997
Location: South Africa
Description of Artwork: Ngema's track, Ubhuti, reprimands a woman for "killing a man with her vagina."
The Incident: According to a station manager at Ukhozi FM, the Zulu language was "too sensitive a language" to use in speaking overtly about sex.
Results of Incident: Eight radio stations banned Ngema's song.
Source: Index on Censorship, 2/97