The Ujamaa Centre cordially invites you to attend the Mzwandile R Nunes Memorial Lecture.

The Ujamaa Centre is an interface between socially engaged biblical and theological scholars, organic intellectuals, and local communities of the poor, working-class, and marginalised. Together we use biblical and theological resources for individual and social transformation.

Welcome to our website! On this site you will find information on what the Ujamaa Centre is about, our history, our commitments, our current organisational structure, our programmes and campaigns, our resources, our partners, and how you can contact us.

Here you'll find our latest newsletter.



Ujamaa group photo February 2015, read more about the workshop

A welcome note from the Director's desk



Latest News

Coming up:

Mzwandile R Nunes Memorial Lecture

Date: 27 November 2015

Theme: faith &development – a socio-economic journey from apartheid to liberation.

Time: 15h00 - 17h00

Venue: Colin Webb, Pietermaritzburg

Speaker: rev Sipho Mtetwa, faith based manager, office of the premier, KZN


Latest public lectures: 

JL Dube lecture: September 10th 

summary of the JL Dube lecture


Latest Events

From 1st - 6th Nov. the Ujamaa centre facilitated a 'train the trainers' workshop in Nairobi, Kenia. 

Here you'll find more information about the workshop

We facilitated a 3-day workshop together with the LGBTI-network on Homosexuality and the Bible

Sept. 02 - 04, 2015


HERE you'll find all our latest events


Prof. R Simangaliso Kumalo
Associate Professor: Religion and Governance
Director: Ujamaa Centre

School of Religion Philosophy and Classics
University of KwaZulu-Natal 
Tel: +27 (33) 260 5850; Fax: +27 (33) 260 5858 
Email: kumaloR@ukzn.ac.za 




Mrs Comilla Laban, 
Administrator and Financial Officer of Ujamaa Centre 
Tel: +27(33)260 6295, 
Email: labanc@ukzn.ac.za 

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