SA Blog Awards

For those of you who follow us on Twitter or are fans on Facebook, this is old news, but last Saturday Grant (aka mol-d) attended the SA Blog Awards at the One and Only hotel in Cape Town where Sprig won the Best Green Blog for 2010.

Other winners include the Best Travel Blog (, the Best Group Blog (, the Best Photographic Blog ( and the Best South African Podcast Blog (

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Memories of Inanda: Edward Ximba

Mwelela Cele interviews Edward Ximba as part of the Memories of Inanda documentary, produced for the eThekwini Municipality’s Ulwazi Programme. Mr Ximba discusses the Shembe Church.

Nazareth Baptist Church (Alternatively called “The Nazarite Church” “iBandla lamaNazaretha”, or the “Shembe Church”) is an African Initiated Church founded by Isaiah Shembe in 1910.

It has approximately 4 million members. The religion bans smoking, drinking, and fornicating. It is seen as a mixture of Zulu tradition and Christianity. It reveres Isaiah Shembe as an African Messiah and emphasises the Ten Commandments.