History of Saint Anthony Indian School in Durban

When the Indian indentured labourers were discharged from their contracts, they faced a challenge of acceptance in their communities and many chose to remain in Durban. They were not regarded as white or part of the black community. They were faced with the challenge of creating their own culture and community amongst poverty and restricted … Read more

Dumisani Zondi – Educationist from Inanda

Contents 1 Baba Zondi2 Education3 Career4 The Beginning of the Seminary5 The Supporters of the School6 Interview with Mwelela Cele7 Sources Baba ZondiDumisani Cecil Zondi, former teacher, librarian, archivist and principal at Inanda Seminary, Baba Zondi at the age of 82 in 2010 was born on 4 November 1928 in the then rural area of Wasbank, kwaZulu-Natal. Also a … Read more

Inanda Seminary

Inanda Seminary, founded by the American Board of Missions (ABM) in 1869 forms an integral part of the history of Inanda. Situated 25 kilometres north west of Durban, it became the first secondary school exclusively for African girls in southern Africa. Its reputation grew rapidly and the school soon attracted students from across the continent. … Read more