Mewa Ramgobin at Phoenix Settlement

We recently interviewed author, activist and politician Mewa Ramgobin at the Phoenix Settlement as part of the oral history component of the Ulwazi Programme.  He provided insight into the ‘forgotten’ history of the 1960s and 1970s at the Settlement, where people like Steve Biko, Alan Paton and Rick Turner congregated at work parties to discuss […]

Ela Gandhi interview

Mwelela Cele interviews Ela Gandhi as part of the Memories of Inanda documentary, produced for the eThekwini Municipality’s Ulwazi Programme. Ela discusses her grandfather Mahatma Gandhi, the Phoenix Settlement and her work as an activist and politician. Ela Gandhi (born July 1, 1940), granddaughter of Mahatma Gandhi is a peace activist and was a Member […]