The general perception is that if you are a Skhosana you are automatically Ndebele, therefore cause a general reaction of puzzlement when you say you are not Ndebele but Zulu. The question then is why is this so? Is it really because there are no Zulu Skhosanas? Surname and nationality is extremely important in African culture.
There are some surnames that fall onto more than one ethnic groups; hence the Dlamini surname is used by both by AmaZulu and AbeSwati.But yet the Skhosana surname seems to be soley associated with the Ndebele people. I wonder why,hence the story.