Theatre / City Hall

Women in the times of the ruling of our Kings, Chiefs, and rural law were an important asset of a nation because they represented life, love, growth, and care of a nation. During the different laws that surpassed the Kingdom law, African women were faced with being servants because of the quality they presented and were groomed under rural and cultural law, which made them an asset to certain homes of color. Through modern laws, they became victims and faced a lot of hardship and abuse.

The brutality, exclusion, unfairness, and violence women endured through the modernization of new laws continue to brew in their lives through generations. Women of today continue to face the might of abuse, exclusion, exploitation, and unfairness even today, even though we see strides being made by the 1952 women, new laws of the dawn of democracy, imbokotho keep fighting for their rights, fighting against oppression exacted on them, against their exclusion in positions of power, and against laws that affect their employment rights. And when laws go against them for generations and still face hardship due to modern laws. Women evoke the spirits of great Kings and pray for those that rewrote the rural law to resurrect and echo the laws to protect them. They ask the question through a Woman’s prayer "Did our ancestors really wish us suffering?"

Production Credits

Credits Director & Writer : Siyabulela Avela Qwalela Performers : Walter Sisulu University Komani Drama Society Mrs N Dimaza & Mr D Ntose Student affairs Walter Sisulu University Komani Campus Student governance, leadership development department

  • Venue: City Hall
  • Location: Grahamstown City Hall
  • Ticket price: ZAR 20.00
  • Programme type: The Fringe
  • Genre: Theatre
  • Duration: 45 minutes
  • Ages: ALL AGES
    • Suitable for All Ages

There are no performances for this show.