Akuselona leli kheli – Kusuka ekubeni u-Aliwal Street kwaba uSamora Machel Street

Sekuyisikhathi eside saqala ukusebenza ngohleko lwe- ‘No Longer at This Address’ (Akuselona leli Kheli) lapho sibheka khona umlando wezinguquko zomgwaqo (ezithile ezinempikiswano) eThekwini. Kuyathakazelisa ukuthi akuwona wonke amagama emigwaqo emisha aqanjwe ngamagama abantu baseNingizimu Afrika, kanti ambalwa impela aqanjwe ngamaqhawe omzabalazo aphesheya. USamora Machel Street, owayekade eyi-Aliwal Street, ukuhlonipha umholi wangaphambili wezinguquko nomongameli waseMozambique. Wazalwa ngo-1933 … Read more

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

EThekwini Top Shisanyama

ITheku lingaba yini ngaphandle kwezindawo zokungcebeleka lapho singabala khona ezokudla, okuphuzwa kuzo amanzi amponjwana kanye nezokuphola nje. Phela kuleli dolobha kusuka izivakashi eNingizimu Afrika yonke ngisho nangaphandle zizongcebeleka. Alukho uhlobo lwendawo yokungcebeleka olungekho, ingakho ngisho phakathi nesonto uthola izindawo zokucima ukoma nokudla zigcwele abantu. Ziningi ke izindawo ezidayisa ukudla okuhlukene kwabathanda ukudla. Ikakhulukazi kulezi ezidayisa … 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

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