Category Archives: Eastern Cape

2014 May 26: I found myself at 22

  My name is Abongile Matyila. Abongile is a Xhosa name which means to be grateful. My uncle gave me that name. I’m a 22 year old Bachelor of Arts (BA) student studying at the University of Fort Hare, East London … Continue reading

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2014 Jan.30: Paraplegic’s bed

by Thuthula Sodumo There are a few things in life that are comfortable and uncomfortable at the same time and a paraplegic’s bed is one of them. It is comfortable because it is made with care with a “sickly” person … Continue reading

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2014 Jan. 10: Opulence at the memorial service of Brenda “the hustler”

by Jeremiah Sepotokele, Lesiba Mothibe & Yaya Mavundla It is Thursday, 9th January 2013, when Inkanyiso crew attended Brenda Nonceba Mvula’s memorial service at Acts Christian Church in Midrand, Johannesburg. Although the Memorial Service was scheduled for 11h00 but started … Continue reading

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2013 Aug. 1: The 2012 Eastern Cape Pride that was

They say pictures speak louder than words. For those who were there at the 2012 Eastern Cape Pride, see yourselves and likenesses in the pics and kindly caption wherever possible. Thanks to Zamanguni Mzimela & partner for the invitation and … Continue reading

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2013 May 3 & 4: Beautiful Women base Gcuwa

Photos by Collen Mfazwe

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