Indlu eyakhiwa uGV Naidu

ITheku linesikhathi eside ngokwendawo yalo enhle nezindawo ezingamagugu, ezicebile, abantu abahlukahlukene, umuntu ngamunye enza umlando wakhe. Lezi zakhiwo zixoxa indaba yezepolitiki, ezenhlalo nezomnotho ezidale izinkumbulo nezifundo ezibalulekile emlandweni. Ngenkathi abokufika abangamaNdiya befika eThekwini, akubona bonke ababenenhloso yokuba yizisebenzi ezingabhalisiwe. UMnumzane Gurusamy Veerasamy, owaziwa ngo-G.V. UNaidu, weza eThekwini njengosomabhizinisi efuna amathemba angcono. Wakha indlu  oGwini Olusenyakatho … Read more

USolwazi Malegapuru William Makgoba

USolwazi Malegapuru Makgoba, owazalelwa emakhaya eSekhukhune, esifundazweni saseLimpopo, unomsebenzi oncomekayo owathatha iminyaka engaphezu kwengu-30. UMakgoba, wavela ngokuzithoba waba yenye yezungqwele eNingizimu Afrika. Njengodokotela wezifo zomzimba, udokotela, ummeli wezempilo yomphakathi nokufunda, uMakgoba ukhombisa ukuzinikela okukhulu kwezesayensi yezempilo futhi ubambe iqhaza elibonakalayo kulo mkhakha. Umsebenzi wokuba uSolwazi waqala ngo-1976 ngesikhathi ethola iziqu ze-Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery … Read more

Umlando waseThekwini

Kukhona into engenzeki ngendlela engenakugwenywa ngokunciphisa amakhulu eminyaka yomlando emakhasini ambalwa. Phakathi kokunye, ukuvezwa komlando kuyashabalala ngabantu ababamba iqhaza ekudabukeni kweTheku. Okunye, emphakathini onamasiko amaningi njengeTheku, imishungo eminingi ebambe iqhaza elibalulekile izowela eceleni kwendlela. Kepha mhlawumbe umongo omncane womlando uzobonakala ulusizo ezivakashini zedolobha lethu elihle abathanda ukulazi, ngandlela thile, ukuthi sifike kanjani lapho sikhona manje. … Read more

U-Obed Mbatha

UMnumzane Mbatha wazalwa ngomhlaka-8 Meyi 1942 eMthashana e-Vryheid. UMbatha namuhla uthathwa ‘njengobuso’ be-Hilton Hotel (eThekwini) lapho asebenze khona njengomsizi womnyango, phecelezi i-doorman iminyaka engaphezu kuka-16. UMbatha wafunda eBhekuzulu Primary School eVryheid. Ngo-1953 umndeni wakhe wathuthela eMgungundlovu. Ufunde esikoleni e-Edendale (Ibanga 7) nase-Ashtown Secondary (Ibanga 7-8). Ngo-1959 umndeni wakhe wafudukela e-Cato Manor wasuswa ngenkani e-Cato Manor … Read more

ULeleti Khumalo

ULeleti Khumalo wazalwa ngo-1970 elokishini laKwaMashu, enyakatho yeTheku, eNingizimu Afrika umlingisi ongumZulu waseNingizimu Afrika owadlala indawo yomlingisi ohamba phambili emhdlalweni we-Sarafina! eceleni kuka Whoopi Goldberg. Ekhombisa intshisekelo yokunandisa ebincaneni bakhe, uLeleti wajoyina iqembu lomdanso osemusha elalibizwa ngokuthi i-Amajika, elalifundiswa nguTu Nokwe. I-Sarafina! Ngo-1985, wenza inhlolokhono yomculo kaMbongeni Ngema, okwathi kamuva waba yi-blockbuster yamazwe omhlaba uSarafina … Read more

Amagama Emigwaqo yaseThekwini

Imigwaqo emikhulu ethekwini seyiqanjwe kabusha ukuze kuhlonishwe amaqhawe azabalazela inkululeko. U-Aliwal Street uqanjwe kabusha ngoSamora Machel – owayengukhomanda wamasosha ase-Mozambique, umholi wamavukelambuso wezinguquko futhi ekugcineni waba nguMongameli waseMozambique. UMachel wahola izwe lathola inkululeko ngo-1975 waze washona ngo-1986, lapho ibhanoyi lakhe lobumengameli laphaphalaza endaweni enezintaba lapho kuhlangana khona imingcele yeMozambique, Swaziland neNingizimu Afrika. U-Argyle Street uqanjwe … Read more