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Umlando wendawo yaseTafuleni, eNanda

ETafuleni yindawo yaseNanda, eyindawo yasemaphandleni. Abantu bakhona banezindawo ezinkulu bayalima kanti kunanezimoba. Ngibe sengiba nengxoxo noGogo Louise Sithole ohlala khona eTafuleni osixoxele ngokuqanjwa kwalendawo. Wazalelwa endaweni yaseXobho ngonyaka ka 1940 ngo June 19. Endaweni yaseNanda walethwa ngumsebenzi wafikela endaweni yaseNtuzuma. Njengamanje uhlala eTafuleni emzini owayehlala namaNdiya khona. Uthi amaNdiya ayehlala nawo asuswa ngumasipala. Uthi umuzi […]

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Balloon Vine

A balloon vine is a vigorous highly invasive climber which came from tropical Africa, Asia and America. It climbs by means of tendrils to the top of the canopy, blanketing vegetation at all levels. Light green leaves are compound with three sets of three leaflets which are thin, toothed, and softly hairy. Its produces small […]

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Beaches in Durban, kwaZulu-Natal

Background The city of Durban boasts a wealth of coastal resources along its 97 km of coastline. These include rocky shores, mangrove forests, coral reefs, coastal forests, wetlands and sandy beaches. Of these, the least studied and most underappreciated are sandy beaches. It has often been pointed out that it is these neglected ecosystems that […]

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BAT Centre, Durban

Durban BAT Centre, Harbour front – “We built it to last!” That is what the legends say when it comes to their youth culture. The BAT Centre (also known as Emtateni), located along the Durban Harbour, is an art development and community centre with art studios, exhibition galleries, music practice rooms, a dance studio, resource […]

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Marianridge

Contents 1 History of the Coloured Residents of Mariannridge, by Hazel England, Pinetown Museum, October 1995. 2 Pre-History 3 Sarnia Factory 4 Early Marianridge resident Mrs Ellen July with son Joseph, circa 1923. Copyright C. July. Early Education 5 Education in the 1940s 6 Second World War, 1939-1945 7 Indian Riots, 1949 8 Coloured area […]

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