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We Bafana, ji-eyi!

Lomlolozelo wawusetshenziswa ngezikhathi zakudala uma abafana bebonakala sebeya emasimini amathole bewashiye ekhaya. Umuntu omdala owayebabuza ukuthi aphi amathole, nabafana baphendule ukuthi asekhaya asele nonina. Lokhu kwakuwumdlalo, ngoba phela kuyaziwa ukuthi amathole awayi emadlelweni. Udlalwa ngokuthi umuntu oyedwa abuze kuthi abanye baphendule ngokuthi ji eyi. Webafana Ji eyiAph’ amathole? Ji eyiAkonina Ji eyiAzodlani?Ji eyiUmngqushumbaJi eyiEwumbephi?Ji eyiEndlin’ […]

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WeNomathemba!

We Nomathemba, ushayw’ ubani? Yiyo lendoda! Ibiz’ izelapha Oh! Hhayi ngiyesaba! Gibela nant’ ihhashi Oh! Hhayi ngiyesaba! Ehl’ amathamb’ ebhek’ ezansi, Enyuk’ amathamb’ ebhek’ ephezulu! English Summary This poem is a dialogue between an elder woman and a young woman called Nomathemba who was found crying. When asked what was wrong she pointed at a […]

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BAT Centre, Durban

Durban BAT Centre, Harbour front – “We built it to last!” That is what the legends say when it comes to their youth culture. The BAT Centre (also known as Emtateni), located along the Durban Harbour, is an art development and community centre with art studios, exhibition galleries, music practice rooms, a dance studio, resource […]

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Zulu Traditional Dance

Zulu traditional dancer Nunu Mkhize, a leader of KwaMkhize Zulu Traditional Dance Group,  said the group was started at KwaZwelibomvu in Pinetown, Durban but is currently staying in Umbumbulu. He started dancing at a very young age and considers it a sport. He believes that by participating in the group it helps him not to focus on negative […]

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Zamani Makhanya

Visual Artist, Zamani Makhanya, grew up in Lamontville township on the outskirts of Durban, the youngest of seven children. He was born on 22 August 1959. Contents 1 Good Education – Influenced by Three Schools 2 Fine Arts Degree at Fort Hare University 3 Third Eye Vision – African Symbols 4 Death in his Family […]

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Yebuya Hobhe!

Umlolozelo oshiwo yizingane umazidlala zeneme Imilolozelo yezingane ivamise ukuba ishiwo izingane ezimbili noma amaqembu amabili esho ededelana. Yebuya hobhe! Uy’ uphetheni? Ngiya ngipheth’ inyama. Uya kuyosaphi? Ngiyakuyos’ endle. Ekhaya kunani? Ngesaba obaba. Baya kukwenzani? Baya kungephuca. Bakhohl’ udevu, Lomunt’ omdala Ngiyalwesaba, lunjengoboloba, Ehlez’ efusini Ethi maye, maye, Kazi ngoshonaphi, Ngoshona kubaba Emgungundlovu. Bangiph’ ucwephe, Lukhuhl’ […]

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