Category Archives: “Free from My Happiness”

2019 Sep. 9: Celebrating Phindile Madlala: A life well lived.

by Wakhe Sebenza There are very few people who really live life to the fullest, this is how the late Phindile Madlala was described at her Funeral on Sunday 08.09.19 in Pinetown KwaZulu-Natal where all her friends and family gathered to pay … Continue reading

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2019 June 9: Creating and sharing art knowledge in the Eastern Cape.

Text by Aluncedo Cetywayo Images: by Aluncedo Cetywayo and Charmain Carrol Wednesday 29 May afternoon in Johannesburg, from Parktown to Park Station with heavy baggage filled with donations for BNM art centre founded by Charmain Carrol based in Ngqwarha, Mount … Continue reading

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2019 May 29: Forgiveness

The fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed on it. by Nonkululeko “Sicka” Mthunzi They say time heals all wounds, but healing comes with forgiving? A wound can heal but does the scar also fade with … Continue reading

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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 March. 29: Day 2 of Documenting teachers in KZN

Documenting Nonhlanhla Khuzwayo (a retired teacher) A review by Thobeka Bhengu Photos by Terra Dick Plan for the day 11:00-5pm Shooting at Durban North Interview Nonhlanhla Khuzwayo at her home                      … Continue reading

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2019 Feb. 6: Ukuzalelwa ekhayeni lama Thonga.

by: Nonkululeko “Sicka” Mthunzi Everyday can be a struggle, an exciting or just a normal day but it’s just a new day everyday. It means its another light that shines on us; saying this reminds me of my aunt who every … Continue reading

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2019 January 2: Musical Freedom at AfroPunk

by Mantis Mamabolo Filed imges by Lerato Dumse AfroPunk Day 1 30 December 2018 Partly cloudy with a chance of Afrochic, street fashion, artistry, good food and drink and amazing music. Volumous clouds hang low in the sky, heavy with … Continue reading

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