Amaphikankani

Indawo yaKwaMashu idume njengelinye lamalokishi adume ngobugebengu nodlame oludlangile cishe iNingizimu Afrika yonke. Kepha lesithombe kasiphelele. Yize kuyiqiniso ukuthi indawo yakwaMashu – ebuye yaziwe ngokuthi ises’nqawunqawini – ikhungethwe yizinselelo eziningi eziphazamisa ukuphepha kwezakhamuzi zakhona, kuningi okuhle okungatholakala kubantu balelokishi. Kwazise phela ukuthi leli lokishi selike lakhiqhiza abantu abaningi abaziwayo kuleli okubalwa kubo uNgqongqoshe uJeff Radebe, … Read more

Ithemba lisekhona

Abantu abaningi bake bakhale ngokuthi ngokuhamba kwesikhathi, intshisekelo yokuzigqaja ngobuzwe bethu izokwehla futhi ulimi lethu liyogcina lishabalele ngenxa yokuhamba kwesikhathi nokwanda kokusetshenziswa kolimi lwesiNgisi ngesizwe sikaPhunga noMageba. Kepha mina ngiyakholelwa ekutheni lokhu ngeke kwenzeke uma thina esisaphila senza konke okusemandleni ethu ukudlulisela usikompilo nolimi lwethu olumnandi esizukulweni esincane. Into enhle nje ukuthi lokhu kulula futhi … Read more

KwaMashu: Moving Forward

The township of KwaMashu is named after Sir Marshall Campbell (1848-1917), the farmer who owned the land on which KwaMashu now stands. But things in the area have changed significantly since the days when sugar cane was farmed on the land – KwaMashu was one of Durban’s first townships to emerge in the 1950s with the implementation of the … Read more

Township Yogi

It may sound cliched or overly dramatic, but sometimes at Ulwazi we read about projects that make our hearts swell to the point of bursting – projects that are so full of hope that they make you want to cry! That was my response to watching the trailer for Township Yogi, a documentary filmed in … Read more

EKHAYA MULTI ART CENTRE, KwaMashu

Ekhaya Multi Art Centre (E-MAC) is definitely “the home of art, the home of creative people” because of the creativity that is found within this art centre.