eNanda Online is a website not dissimilar to Ulwazi in that it promotes the preservation of memories, traditional heritage and contemporary culture through an interactive community-based website. The team at eNanda Online are currently involved in a project that aims to promote the history of eNanda, a historically unique township just outside of Durban. The … Read more
This past weekend saw the unveiling of a commemorative tombstone for the late Nokutela Dube, wife of Rev. John Langalibalele Dube, the first President General of the South African Native National Congress (now ANC). Nokutela was an ardent supporter of the liberation movement and fought tirelessly alongside her husband to help raise funds in the … Read more
[Video no longer available] Betsie Greyling interviews author, activist and politician Mewa Ramgobin at the Phoenix Settlement as part of the oral history component of the Ulwazi Programme. He provided insight into the ‘forgotten’ history of the 1960s and 1970s at the Settlement, where people like Steve Biko, Alan Paton and Rick Turner congregated at … Read more
Mwelela Cele interviews Mr Cele as part of the Memories of Inanda documentary, produced for the eThekwini Municipality’s Ulwazi Programme. Mr Ximba discusses the Shembe Church. Mr Cele discusses his ancestral home, which housed the first doctor’s surgery and post office in Inanda.
Mwelela Cele interviews Baba Zondi as part of the Memories of Inanda documentary, produced for the eThekwini Municipality’s Ulwazi Programme. Shot at Inanda Seminary, Zondi describes his time as headmaster and archivist of the school. Inanda Seminary, founded by the American Board of Missions (ABM) in 1869 forms an integral part of the history of … Read more
Mwelela Cele interviews Ela Gandhi as part of the Memories of Inanda documentary, produced for the eThekwini Municipality’s Ulwazi Programme. Ela discusses her grandfather Mahatma Gandhi, the Phoenix Settlement and her work as an activist and politician. Ela Gandhi (born July 1, 1940), granddaughter of Mahatma Gandhi is a peace activist and was a Member … Read more