Akuselona leli kheli – Kusuka ekubeni uStanger Street kwaba uStalwart Simelane Street

UStanger Street yaqanjwa ngoWilliam Stanger waba wuMcwaningi Jikelele waseNatali wokuqala futhi wayebambe iqhaza elikhulu ekunikezeni iTheku indlela elisebenza ngayo. Yize impumelelo kaStanger ingasagujwa igama lomgwaqo, idolobha laseStangerstill liliigcinile igama lakhe, kanjalo neStangeria eriopus, eyaziwa nangokuthi yiStanger’s cycad, uStanger akabonwanga njengensika futhi wayibuyiselwa eNgilandi ukuyohlolwa. Wazalwa ngo-1910, uStalwart Simelane wayengumholi ovelele we-ANC eNatal ngawo-1950. Ngaphambi kwalokho, … Read more

UProfessor ushaya ibuya

EThekwini- UProfessor ubuye nengoma entsha esihloko “Ezangakini”. Kule ngoma eyi-Afro-House uhlanganyele kuyo noSun-EL Musician kanye noShwi. UProfessor ubuya nje bese kuyisikhathi esingaphezu konyaka engakhiphile okanye esathathe ikhefu. UProfessor obuye aziwe ngoMkhonzeni Langa ogqamuka elokishini eMlazi, waziwa kakhulu ngomculo weKwaito. Waqala ukuduma kwezomculo esacula ndawonye noTzozo beliqembu ngaphansi kweKalawa Jazmee Records kepha bezinze eThekwini. Bakhipha ama-album … Read more

Kugqashuke ifindo kuShwi Nomtekhala

IsiZulu sithi okungapheli kuyahlola, nakwiqembu elinomlando futhi elidume kakhulu elibizwa ngokuthi uShwi noMtekhala sekufike la khona inhloko ihlukana nesixhanti. Kumangaze abaningi ukuvela kwemibiko yokuthi leli qembu liyahlukana. Okushaqise kakhulu ukuthi leli qembu sekuneminyaka lindawonye futhi kungazwakali nokuthi kukhona la abangasahoshelani khona umoya. Kubikwa ukuthi isisusa sokungazwani kwabo kusuka ezindabeni zokusetshenziswa kwezimali zeqembu kanye nokucazelana ngazo. … Read more

Patty Nokwe

Musician and performer Patty Nokwe was born in Eshowe on 26 June 1931. She attended St Michaels School where she participated in the school choir and studied further at M.L. Sultan Technikon. Patty married the late playwright and musician Alfred Nokwe in 1954. Their two children Tu and Marilyn are also musically talented. Nokwe’s vocal … Read more

Akuselona leli kheli – Kusuka ekubeni u-Alice Street kwaba uJohannes Nkosi Street

U-Alice Street waqanjwa ngegama likaGrand Duchess u-Alice Maud Mary waseHesse, indodakazi yesibili yeNdlovukazi uVictoria noPrince Albert. Wazalwa ngo-1843 eBuckingham Palace futhi wabhapathizwa nguMbhishobhi Omkhulu waseCanterbury. U-Alice wagcina eshade neNkosana uLouis waseHesse (iHesse kwakuyisifunda esiseMpumalanga yeJalimane) kepha hhayi ngaphambi kokuncelisa ubaba wakhe ngesikhathi somkhuhlane omncane we-typhoid owathatha impilo yakhe. UJohannes Nkosi wayengomunye wabaholi bokuqala beqembu lamaKhomanisi … Read more

UCaroline Smart

UCaroline Smart ungumhleli we-artSMart, ubesebenza iminyaka engu-30 emkhakheni wezobuciko eThekwini. Ungumsakazi onamava, umbhali wephephandaba futhi ungumethuli nomethuli wezinhlelo zethelevishini. Ngomsebenzi wakhe kwabezindaba, wakhe inethiwekhi eqinile nehlaba umxhwele. Wawina izindondo zokuba,ngumlingisi , ukwethula izinlhelo kuthelevishini, umsakazo nomlingisi wamafilimu futhi ubambe iqhaza cishe kuzo zonke izici zobuciko bokwenza kusukela ekubhalweni kwezikripthi, ekuqondisweni kwedrama esiteji nasemsakazweni, nanjengomculi nomqeqeshi … Read more