Monthly Archives: May 2019


Text by Phindile Madlala Images by Wendy Khumalo Election Day – 08/05/2019 has finally come and the City Of Durban is still in a state of disrepute due to the two week strike by eThekwini Municipality workers, which has brought … Continue reading

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2019 May 28: Ubhaqa Networks School Visit

by Lulu Mhlana ­­­ ‘Learn to love. Learn to live together. Be friends’. That’s the message Phumzile ‘PK’ Kubheka gives learners from schools in the greater Cato Manor district in Durban, KZN. PK is the founder of Ubhaqa Networks and … Continue reading

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2019 May 28: Maths and Science career expo

by Lulu Mhlana Saphinda Full Service School in Umlazi, Durban was the venue for the 2019 Maths and Science Career Expo held in April. The Expo aims to educate learners (especially matriculants) on courses and programmes they can apply for, … Continue reading

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2019 May 27: Durban City Hall Protests

by Lulu Mhlana Lunga Maphumulo, treasurer of Kwenza Malembe spoke to us in April about the protest action happening at the City Hall in Durban CBD. Mr. Maphumulo informed us that officials are failing to implement decisions by political deployees … Continue reading

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2019 May 27: Spelling for 25 years of democracy

by Lulu Mhlana On our recent trip to Umbelebele High School in Umlazi Q-Section, we had a spell check activity with our Grade 12 pupils. The spell check consisted of 25 words to commemorate 25 years of democracy in South … Continue reading

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2019 May 27: Umbelebele Grade 12 tour to watch Banyana vs Jamaica

Report by Phindile Madlala  It was a sunny Sunday in Durban. 38 Grade 12 Umbelebele Secondary School learners commuted by 2 taxis from Umlazi to Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban. We found them all gathered under the tree. The excitement … Continue reading

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2019 May 25: Seven Day Durban Report

by Sinethemba Damane 6 April 2019 Ushaka Marine World, South Beach in Durban. Facilitators: Sinethemba Damane                      Mziwakhe Sebenza                      Khaya Cane                      Thobeka Bhengu As any good productive day starts with breakfast, yesterday started exactly the same. We, as … Continue reading

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2019 May 25: Will my name be there?

by Aluncedo Cetywayo One of these days my body will be under the ground. I will be no more . Will they remember my name? Will my name be on the history books? Telling  the new generation that I fought … Continue reading

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2019 May 24: Somnyama Ngonyama Interpreted to Ikhono LaseNatali

by Wakhe Sebenza “I personally believe that artists need to be resourced. Durban Artists need recognition because for an artist to make sense, it means that you need to have been exhibited. Have your work published and also have your … Continue reading

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2019 May 22: SA General Elections

by Wendy Khumalo The 8th of May 2019 is an incredibly important day on the South African calendar. On this auspicious day South Africans would have the right to cast their vote freely for whoever they deem fit to govern … Continue reading

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