Category Archives: Community

2019 Sep. 24: Ekurhuleni Pride takes over Daveyton for first time ever!

by Lindiwe Dhlamini  It is that time of the year in Gauteng where LGBTIAQ+ Pride protests and celebrations take place. On the 14th of September 2019 I had the opportunity to attend Ekurhuleni Pride. Celebrating its 11thyear; for the first time … Continue reading

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2019 June 13: Using soccer and Pool to change lives

by Nonkululeko Dube “I realised these kids are not bad they just need guidance and a father figure. I had to introduce sports to them” says Siyabonga Ngcaweni known as “Coach” in Pantus Hill community, an informal settlement located in Ethekwini Metropolitan Municipality, … Continue reading

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2019 April. 10: Alex Total Shutdown

Text by Maureen Velile Majola Photo Album by Akhona Hailele The residence of Alexandra Township As per Wikipedia Alexandra Township was established in 1912 on land that was originally owned by a farmer, a Mr H.B. Pepenfus, who tried to … Continue reading

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2015 Aug. 13: Cheated out of a goodbye

by Bathini Dambuza     Losing a mother has never been an easy thing for someone to go through.  You feel the pain and the heartache almost everyday; especially when things aren’t going the way you want them to. I … Continue reading

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2015 June 19: Travelling to another country is not the same as travelling to another province

by Collen Mfazwe It is everyone’s dream to travel internationally and not everyone gets that chance. I happen to be a lucky fish in the sea, by getting the opportunity to travel abroad. Nothing beats hard work and pushing yourself, … Continue reading

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2015 June 1: “Thank you Mother”

“As I’m growing a year old older just want to thank her for the past 23 years I have and for being alive!” To be a mother is not an easy task Yet you do it proudly everyday no matter … Continue reading

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2015 May 14: “I’m happy living my life the way I am”

  I’m Ziningi Praiseworth Ndovela, a 31year old born in Izingolweni (kwaXolo tribal) and grew up there until I obtained my Senior Certificate, then moved to Durban in Umlazi township. I belong to the lesbian world, the life that some people hate … Continue reading

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