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Sunday, October 5, 2014


(Photograph taken at the celebration dinner)

This year, the Kwa Mashu Community Advancement Projects (K-CAP) and its home, the Ekhaya Multi Arts Centre, celebrate ten years of existence.

Offering a wide variety of programmes each year, Ekhaya is a multi-purpose space for showcasing presentations and performances. This includes facilities such as Ekhaya Imagination Computer Lab (with Internet), recording studios theatre hall, dance studio, workshop space, and editing multi-media suites and facilities. The centre involves the community in radio drama and creative script writing, video production, Film Festival, traditional arts and cultural activities and African arts.

At a special anniversary evening in September, KCAP and EMAC honoured Kwa Mashu luminaries, achievers who had made major contributions in their fields of expertise.

Included in the impressive list were eight arts-related personalities: Leleti Khumalo; Thembi Mtshali-Jones, Madoda Ncayiyana; Branda Mhlongo; Nomzamo Mbatha and Melusi Yeni;. Also honoured posthumously were the late Hendry Cele and the late Alfred Nokwe.

Ekhaya’s physical address is B25 Giya Road, Kwa Mashu, 4360

For more information contact 031 504 6970, email: or visit