January Submissions

Some interesting new submissions from our volunteer field-workers: Umganu‎ Zulu men and Circumcision in South Africa‎ Mariannridge Senior Librarian: Patricia Clark‎ Mariannridge Community Builder: Jake Pieterse‎ Umhlonyane‎ Vuvuzela, South African Soccer Instrument‎ Obani bona?‎ Wemfaz’ongaphesheya‎ Inkosi eyayithanda Izinganekwane‎

Joburg City Parks, Kara strike deal

AN information hub that will provide knowledge on the natural environment to the government, other decision-makers and learners is on the cards for the City Parks depot in Midrand. The utility signed a memorandum of understanding with Kara Heritage Institute on Monday, 25 January to collaborate on environmental research, skills development training and community outreach … Read more

Bafana Bafana star creating opportunities for young soccer players

South African national soccer team player Sboniso Pah Gaxa hails from the township of KwaMashu and he is the first professional player to host a tournament within this township. The tournament is called a “Gaxa Cup”.

Sboniso Gaxa also plays for the South Africa’s ABSA Premier Soccer League Champions, Mamelodi Sundowns said he is doing this to make sure that soccer does not die in the township and he also want to make sure that the people are ready for the FIFA World Cup Tournament taking place South Africa.

Read more

Help us improve Ulwazi

The Ulwazi Community Memory database is populated with content from volunteer field-workers.  Sometimes they don’t have access to all the information necessary to write a comprehensive article or else an entry would benefit from an image or better categorisation.  We encourage the internet community at large and particularly people connected to the city of Durban … Read more

Using Indigenous Knowledge for Studying Climate Change

Temperatures dropped and big, unseasonal flakes of snow swirled in the breeze earlier this week in Copenhagen, turning skies gray and streets slippery. But the change discussed in conversations wherever you go in this ornately decorated city is not the week’s weather but the coming century’s climate. Nowhere does climate change feel more ominous than … Read more