Category Archives: Prayer

2014 Oct. 5: “The best day of their lives”

by Mlungisi Msomi The day I married my best friend changed my life forever! Everyone always says their wedding day is “the best day of their lives” and I believe it was for me as well… but it seems like … Continue reading

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2014 Aug. 21: “We want ACTION. Why must we still fight for OUR RIGHTS!?”

At the forefront of our struggle, at this time of sadness… Activists from Gay Umbrella leading the way to the sport grounds before the Memorial service of Disebo Gift Makau… Angry community members demanding justice for Disebo…     On … Continue reading

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2014 Feb.2 Bayanda abefundisi eVMCI

   Umbhalo nezithombe by Londeka Dlamini   Ibiseqophelweni eliphezulu inkonzo yokugcotshwa kwabefundisi bebandla iVictory Ministries Church International (VMCI) eThekwini ebibanjelwe ehholo lomphakathi eWiggins endaweni yase Mayville, ngoMgqibelo zingumhlaka 1 February 2014. UBonisile Magwaza kanye no Skhumbuzo Sbisi sebegcotshwe ngokusemthethweni ukuba ngabefundisi, … Continue reading

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2014 Jan.9: Brenda Mvula’s Memorial Service

Brenda Mvula’s partner, Koketso Matlaweng in black mourning the sudden passing of her beloved supported by her aunt in a black & white top. Where:   Acts of God Christian Church, Midrand. When:  9th Jan. 2014 Photos by Lindeka Qampi … Continue reading

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2013 Dec. 21: ‘A part of Me’ in Paris

  by Andiswa Dlamini Words cannot describe my experience in Paris. It honestly felt like I was part of a painting. It felt surreal. It’s weird in life when we allow our dreams to expand to places and then when … Continue reading

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2013 Nov. 9: Ayanda & Nhlanhla’s wedding

  … Seven (7) days later Photos by Lebo Ntladi   It was in 2011 during their vacation in Cape Town when Nhlanhla Moremi made a promised to marry Ayanda Magoloza in 2 years. 2013 came and Moremi finished paying … Continue reading

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2013 Sept. 19: Ikhiphe Icwecwe layo lokuqala i Victory Ministries (VMCI)

  by Londeka Dlamini Likhiphe icwecwe lalo lokuqala iqembu lendumiso phecelezi i Worship team yebandla lodumo laseThekwini iVictory Ministries International phansi kobuholi buka Mfundisi uZungu. Uma uke waya eVMCI uphinde ubuyele ngendlela omnandi ngakhona umculo waleliqembu lihambisana no Zithulele Khwela obashayela … Continue reading

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