Category Archives: Durban

2019 April 28: Sebenza Durban Experience

by Wakhe Sebenza Day 1 Friday, 05 April 2019 A day filled with hope, solutions and the unexpected for Umbelebele secondary school If the misconception amongst parents in public schools that education is the responsibility of the school and the … Continue reading

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2019 April. 2: Endless Summer Experience

by Nkosi Buthelezi On the 31st of March 2019, we attended one of the Top 50 events in Durban, headlined by Kwesta featuring various local artists, including DJ Tira, and Dladla Mshunqisi. The Endless Summer Experience was supposed to start … Continue reading

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2019 April. 1: Ukuba: The Journey of Becoming 

by Wendy Khumalo Ukuba: The journey of becoming, is a collaboration between Thembi Mthembu and Thalente Khomo who are both members of the Amasosha Art Movement. The Bodies of work are about self-discovery of agitation of feelings which invoke conversations about being … Continue reading

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2015 June 28: My 2015 Durban June Pride

by Tinashe Wakapila It was a very wonderful day on the 26th of June. The reason for my joy is because it was a day before pride. I had visitors who travelled from other provinces. They are friends that I … Continue reading

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2015 Feb. 4: Kiss is a priority when you marry

The first wedding we documented together. With different members of Inkanyiso crew. … It was that of Pinky and Qondi Zulu (2012 Dec. 22) Location:  Seaview, Durban.   Related links 2013 June 15:  The Durban Lesbian Wedding of the Year   … Continue reading

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2015 Jan.15: Committed Union… 6 months later

by Vuyisile Shabalala Our journey as a committed couple planning our wedding has come into being. Being engaged to a person like Happy Mchunu makes it easy. She fulfils me and completes my entire existence. Compromises and understanding plays a huge … Continue reading

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2014 Dec. 12: Muholi presents Faces and Phases (2006 -14) at home

by Lerato Dumse Zanele Muholi’s family and friends gathered for the Durban instalment of Faces and Phases 2006-14 book launch, hosted on Friday 12 December, at W section Cinema Hall, Umlazi. The award-winning photographer who was born in Umlazi has … Continue reading

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