Category Archives: Zulu

2014 Dec. 5: When black is so strong

… work in progress. Zanele Muholi working with Valerie Thomas. Where:  Belleville, Paris. When:  Dec. 2014 What:  Having conversations with inner self allowing to be seen without shame Why:  Because ‘races matters’ sometimes and gender is really ‘complex’ Period:  365 … Continue reading

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2014 July 7: Inkanyiso revived the culture of reading and writing

  What started as a hobby and mission to be read and recognized lead to a therapeutic process. Inkanyiso has grown from just a simple blog to a major information hub. I was thinking of how I could start an … Continue reading

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2013 Dec. 22: ”Indlela enilingwa ngayo ukuba nibizwe ngezitabane”

by Londeka Dlamini Kube inkonzo emnandi kakhulu ebandleni i-Victory Ministries International eThekwini izolo kuyi Sonto lapho abazalwane benzela umfundisi kanye nowakwakhe inkonzo yokuzibongela (Thanks Giving). Izipho bezigcwele itafula zivela kubo abazalwane, injabulo nokubonga bekubhalwe emehlweni abo bonke. USandile Mthethwa obengumphathi … Continue reading

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2013 Sept. 20: Successful fo(u)nd exhibition opening in Amsterdam

All photos by Najib Nafib (6th Sept. 2013) Where:  Amsterdam What: fo(u)nd opening Special thanks to Prince Claus Fund for making the exhibition possible. For further reading click here    

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2013 Sept. 19: The killing of Mandisa was immoral and uncalled for

by Charmain Carrol Today marks exactly a year and seventeen (17) days since Mandisa Mbambo was laid to rest in iNanda Township, Durban in KwaZulu Natal. One might wonder what the relevance of this information is and if it is of … Continue reading

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