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Piet Retief
Dr John Philip
Lieut. F G Farewell
Non-racialism: Botswana, Lesotho and Swaziland
Social consequences in a resettled community

The Theoretical approach to resettlement

South Africa, The complex country

The treatment of Indians in South Africa is again discussed at the present meeting of the United Nations. This article is offered as an objective back ground to the discussion.....

The Position of Indians in South Africa

I speak as an Indian who was born in South Africa. and has lived all his life in a city. Some 95 per cent. of the Indians in the union arc South African-born, and about 70 per cent. of us live in areas classified as urban; so I am not in any way unusual.....

Our plucky sisters resist” Indian Women and the Passive Resistance Campaign of 1913

During the first half of the 20th century, Indian women, were at the forefront of protest politics: the 1913 and 1946 passive resistance strikes, and the Defiance campaign of 1952 are examples of women’s courageous and bold participation. Yet, we know very little about their activities.

The Glory of Indian Womanhood

FROM time immemorial Sita, Savitri, Damayanti, Nalayani, Anasuya, and Draupadi have been regarded as sacred ~deals of Indian Womanhood as they are sublime and exemplary- characters who have exalted womanhood to the height of divine perfection.....

Newspaper cuttings on Mother Teresa

Newspaper cuttings on Mother Teresa

Some Reminiscences of South Indian Settlers

THE early Tamil pioneers came to Natal with their religion and immediately set about establishing it in their new environment. The new conditions and situations had their influences on the practices and beliefs of these people....

Hindu Religion and the Family

Despite the intrusions by way of education, the secularization process and socio-economic advances, traditional Hinduism over the last century and a quarter in South Africa has retained its subjective conservatism.


Inanda was entirely rural until the 1950’s. Thereafter because of drought and apartheid policy which aimed at undermining indigenous people from rural areas, people could not cope with the pressure exerted upon them by these situations.

Head-rings or top hats? An inquiry into the shifting meaning of body coverings in 19th and 20th century KwaZulu/Natal

In this paper I look at the shifting meaning of men’s dress in Zulu society from 19th century to the twentieth century. I concentrate on one type of dress called isicoco or head-ring.

Bewitching Zulu Women: Umhayizo, Gender, and Witchcraft in Natal

Some time in mid-1999, a young man from the village of Masameni in southern KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, 'proposed love' to Zandile, a 16-year old girl from the nearby village of Makholweni. She promptly refused his attentions.

An Ambiguous Sexual Revolution? Sexual Change and Intra-generational Conflict in Colonial Natal

In his 1968 study, African Women: Their Legal Status in South Africa, H. J. Simons noted a striking discrepancy between law and sexual practice that was particular to Natal.

Disobedient Daughters: Debating Culture and Rights in Rural KwaZulu-Natal

Disobe High levels of unemployment in South Africa have shifted rural households away from a reliance on male migrant wages and towards a diversity of income-generating strategies.

South Africans of Indian Descent

South African of Indian Descent

English Studies in Africa, vol 14, No. 2, September 1971
Aspects of South African Literature


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