Durban Living Legend – Dudley ‘Bra Dudley’ Dlamini

Dudley Dlamini was born in Umzinto in 1931 and moved to Glebelands, South of Durban. He started playing trumpet at the tender age of 19 years. He played for the “Mezzow Swing Band” which was based at Umlazi. In 1956, he joined Modern Masters Band, and they played mostly at the hostels. He spent five years … Read more

Daphney Hlomuka – kwaMashu Heroes and Heroines

Daphney Hlomuka was born and raised in KwaMashu during the Apartheid era. She began acting in the theater in Durban in 1968, and was considered to be a protégé of the Durban-based playwright, Welcome Msomi. Her earliest theatre credits included performances in two of Msomi’s theatrical productions: Qombeni and Umabatha, which was a Zulu adaptation … Read more

Durban Living Legend – Dr Fred Roberts

Dr. Fred Roberts was born in Durban in 1932. He established one of the first Inter-denominational non-racial charismatic Churches in South Africa, called the Durban Christian Centre. In 1952 he sailed from Durban to Britain where he studied at the Assemblies of God College. In 1956 he moved to Estcourt where he built up a … Read more

Durban Living Legend – Dr Balkrishna Morarjee

Balkrishna Morarjee was born 1 August 1948. He is an activist for the oppressed, marginalized and people with disabilities, all done through his personal purse and volunteering. He assists NGOs for the blind – provincially and nationally – in setting up the infrastructure and associations for sound table tennis. Always volunteering to encourage disadvantage people … Read more

Durban Living Legend – Dr Angelo Lambiris

Dr Angelo Lambiris Dr Angelo John Leonis Lambiris is a Living Legend in the field of herpetology, the study of reptiles and amphibians. He has published over 180 scientific papers and two books. He has studied reptiles and amphibians for over fifty years and owns a priceless research collection comprising close on 5000 specimens of … Read more