Dorothy Nyembe

Today I am profiling Dorothy Nyembe, formerly Gardiner Street. This woman was a force to be reckoned with!   Dorothy Nomzansi Nyembe, known as "Mam D", was born on 31 December 1931, near Dundee in northern KwaZulu-Natal, and she died in Umlazi on 17 December 1998. Dorothy attended mission schools until grade 11, and at the … Continue reading Dorothy Nyembe

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Lilian Ngoyi

This post was originally posted on Mother's Day, when I wanted to share the story of a powerful mother, a fearless leader and a global adventurer who was a force to be reckoned with - Lilian Ngoyi. Lilian Ngoyi Road was formerly Windermere Road. Lilian Ngoyi Mother. Widow. First female elected to office in the main … Continue reading Lilian Ngoyi