Mewa Ramgobin – Memories from Inanda, Durban

Contents 1 Introduction 2 Manilal and Sushila Gandhi 3 Honouring Gandhi 4 Remembering  Luthuli 5 Remembering Buthelezi 6 Political Life 7 Sources Introduction Mewa Ramgobin, born on 10 November 1932 in Inanda, Natal, is the grandson of one of the indentured labourers brought from India in the mid-nineteenth century to work on the sugar plantations of Natal. … Read more

Lulu Dube – Memories from Inanda, Durban

Contents 1 Family Ties2 Father John Dube3 Ohlange School4 Ilanga Lase Natali Newspaper5 Community Ties6 Video Interview7 Sources Family TiesLulu Dube, third born child and the only surviving daughter of John Langalibalele Dube, was born in 1931 at Ohlange. The eldest was Namagugu, followed by Sobantu, and then Lulu. The youngest sibling was Sipho; all … Read more

Isaiah Shembe and the Nazareth Baptist Church – Memories from Inanda

Contents1 Birth of Isaiah Shembe2 Birth of the Shembe Reilgion and Church3 Shembe the Prophet4 Ekuphakameni Church5 Annual Pilgrimage6 Shembe Family and Successive Leaders7 Ximba with Mwelela Cele8 Sources Birth of Isaiah ShembeThe Nazareth Baptist Church, also called the Shembe Church (iBandla lamaNazaretha) and the oldest African indigenous Church in South Africa, was founded by … Read more

Woza eNanda Walking Trail

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

Ela Gandhi

A page on Ela Gandhi has been created on the Ulwazi Community Memory.  This includes a biography, an interview from the Memories of Inanda web documentary and a gallery of images. Ela Gandhi was born  in Durban as the youngest daughter of Manilal and Sushila Gandhi. Her father, who was Gandhi’s second son, returned from … Read more