• Funeral of Lilian Ngoyi, March 1980

    No Longer at This Address

    In this series of blog posts, No longer at This Address, we look at the ...

Picture by Sumaya Hisham

A Life in Photos

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu must be one of South Africa’s most loved public figures! A good friend of late president Nelson Mandela, and long-time social and political activist, Tutu has never shied away from the public light, but uses his fame to good use, often speaking up when no one else is prepared to. At [...]

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }
Chiefs & Kings wives at the Zulu Reed Dance

Nqobile’s Stories: July

It would seem that issues with in-laws is a cross-cultural phenomenon, with people the world over doing what they must to win the favour of their mother and father-in-laws! Last month Nqobile looked at the gifts a young bride should buy for their in-laws as a means of currying favour, so that when the chips [...]

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }
A scene from 'Bambekile'

Mzansi Women’s Film Festival

As part of Women’s Day this year, the Mzansi Women’s Film Festival launched at Constitutional Hill in Johannesburg. The first of its kind in South Africa, the festival provides a platform for female film makers who often find themselves being blocked by discrimination in a male dominated industry. As part of the festival, a number [...]

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }