Ukwakhela Isizukulwane Esilandelayo Umhlaba Ongcono Umsebenzi Wethu

Owaba ngumengameli wokuqala owakhethwa ngentando yeningi eNingizimu Afrika, uNelson Mandela, wake washo amazwi aphusile wathi: “Akekho umuntu ozalwa nenzondo yomunye umuntu ngenxa yobuhlanga, imvelaphi noma inkolelo. Inzondo into abantu abafundiswa yona, kanjalo nangothando bangafundiswa ngoba uthando lungena kalula enhliziyweni kunenzondo.” Lesithombe esingenhla siveza izingane ezingamantombazanyana amabili, enye ngeyomlungu kanti enye eyomuntu omnyama. Lezi zingane zibukeka … Read more

Umlando WakwaMzimela Nezithakazelo Zabo

Izithakazelo Mzimela! Mnguni! Lwandle olungawelwa Luwelwa zinkonjane zona ezindizela phezulu Mahlab’ angadli Ngoba udl’ umkhonto Mwelase! Ongaweli ngezibuko! Owela ngempambuse zomfula Umaginind’ umuntu ngomkhonto UDlubu lwahlutshwa ekhasini Gumede! Mbizeni! Ntaka! Sheleza! Mzungwanya, Dimbani; Donda kaMlimandlela Mfuyi wamatshe, Mnguni ! Mfeka Abasab’ amacokana Nzungane kaMagxega KaNtonga yethusi. Lwazi, Maconi AbaZimela ngentonga yethusi Abafokazana bezimelelela ngomhlanga Umlando wabo … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

Uncle Lenny

Retired whaler. Wills Rd, Berea. Shaded by a large Syringa tree, Uncle Lenny’s house in Wills Road provides a refuge from the urban environment.  A thick hedge hides a secluded garden while dappled sunlight filters onto a Durban verandah.  The illusion of peace is tempered by the realities of this inner city neighbourhood.  Taxi owners … Read more