• A member of the African Choir, 1891

    Hidden Histories

    At Ulwazi we like to keep things local, focusing on KwaZulu-Natal and rarely venturing beyond ...

Local is Lekker!

They say that ‘local is lekker’, but that’s been a hard saying to prove when it comes to the film market. South Africans have been brought up on Hollywood, and it seems it’s pretty hard to convince our audiences to watch anything with a local twang – and that’s where Indigenous Film Distribution come in. [...]

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Moses Mabhida Stadium

No Longer at This Address

In this series, No Longer at This Address, we focus on the new road names in Durban, and the people that they’re named in honour of. And while Moses Mabhida’s namesake is not a road, the soccer stadium is such a massive part of Durban’s new skyline (and its soul) that we thought it was [...]

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Nqobile’s Stories: September

The do’s and don’t of Zulu weddings are one of our most popular topics on Ulwazi – we are constantly getting questions from brides-to-be regarding the proper procedures to be followed in respect of all the different elements that make up a traditional Zulu wedding. To add information to this ever-growing source last month Nqobile [...]

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