Umlando waseNanda

Ngeminyaka yama-1830, iNatali yayinesikhashana i-Boer Republic ebizwa ngeNatalia. Amabhunu amaningana azitholela amapulazi okubalwa neNanda. Lezi zashiywa kakhulu indiva ngenkathi amaNgisi ethatha iNatal ngo-1843 futhi bawela ezandleni zama-land speculator. Ngasekupheleni kwekhulu leminyaka, amaKristu amaningi acebile avela emishini yaseNanda kubandakanya iDubes neGumedes, bathenga umhlaba kuma-speculator. Iningi labalimi baseNdiya ababengazibekile phansi nabo bathenga umhlaba lapha. Kuze kwaba ngu-1920, … Read more

No longer at This Address – the renaming of Durban’s streets

In early 2007 the African National Congress majority within the eThekwini Municipality approved a street renaming process that resulted in the renaming of over 100 prominent streets after various individuals who fought against the colonial and apartheid regimes. The process led to an unprecedented degree of public attention and debate. Among the first name changes … Read more

Akuselona leli kheli – Kusuka ekubeni iDurban lCC kwaba i-Albert Luthuli lCC

I-International Convention Centre yaseThekwini ibe yimpumelelo enkulu selokhu yasungulwa, isiza ukwenza iTheku libe ngelinye lamadolobha yezingqungquthela zaseNingizimu. I-ICC ibambe iqhaza emicimbini kanye nasezingqungqutheleni ezahlukahlukene okubalwa kuzo i-Non-Aligned Movement ne-World Conference on Racism. I-ICC isanda kunwetshwa, futhi manje ifaka inkundla yesimo sokusebenza kwezobuciko (state of the art performance arena). U-Albert John Mvumbi Luthuli wazalwa ekupheleni kwe-19th … Read more

Umshado Wesintu Esikhathini Samanje

Esikhathini esiphila kuso yonke into iyashintsha ukwenza. Izinto ebesizibheka njengamasiko sekunezindlela abantu abazenza ngakhona ukuhambisana nesimanje manje. Kulesi siqeshana sibheka kafushane indlela imishado yesintu esiyenziwa ngakhona. Uma umenywa emshadweni wesintu enye yezinto ezithokozisayo ukubona nokuba ingxenye yesipiliyoni esehlukille. Ngisho ngabe usukewaya komunye umshando wesintu phambilini kepha ngeke uwuthole ufana nozowuhamba esikhathini esilandelayo. Lokhu kungenxa yamasiko … Read more

Kwenzekani ngomfanekiso kaShaka

Sekuphele iminyaka kungacaci ngomfanekiso weNkosi uShaka kaSenzangakhona esikhumulweni sezidiza eThekwini. Uzokhumbula ukuthi ngonyaka ka-2010 kwembulwa ngokusemthethweni umfanekiso weNkosi uShaka. Lo mfanekiso kaShaka owakhiwa u-Andries Botha wasuswa ngemuva nje kwesikhashana waba khona ngemuva kokukhononda nokungagculiseki kwaseNdlunkulu okwaholela ekutheni ususwe. Lesi sakhiwo sasitshengisa uShaka emi eduze nezinkomo engaphethe lutho esandleni, ihawu lincikiswe ngetshe okungatshengisanga kahle ubuholi nobukhosi … Read more

Umlando Wokuhweba KwamaNdiya eThekwini

Okuqukethwe Ukusebenzisana Ngemuva kokuthi iNatal ixhunywe njengeBrithani Colony ngo-1843, abamhlophe babefuna umkhiqizo ongaphendulwa ube yinzuzo yezohwebo. U-Edmund Morewood waqala ukuzama ukutshala umoba, futhi kungekudala waqala ukukhiqiza isivuno esaba yimpumelelo. UMorewood wakha isigayo sikashukela ngo-1850 futhi waqala ukunweba amasimu akhe omoba. Kwabonakala isidingo sabasebenzi abaningi sokulima amasimu kamoba, kwathi emhlanganweni womphakathi ngo-Okthoba 1851 eThekwini kwabhekwa ukuthi … Read more