Akuselona leli kheli – Kusuba ekubeni uCommercial Road kwaba uDr AB Xuma Street

UCommercial Road wabelana ngegama lawo nezitaladi kuwo wonke umhlaba okhuluma isiNgisi. Umgwaqo wokuqala wezohwebo mhlawumbe wawuseLondon, lapho wakhiwa khona yiCommercial Road Company. Imigwaqo ebizwa ngokufanayo ibizwa ngokujwayelekile ngomsebenzi wezomnotho ebeziyinxenye lapho yakhiwa. Namuhla uCommercial Road iningi lezitolo zezindwangu futhi yakha umngcele oseningizimu we-Indian Quarter yaseThekwini. U-Alfred Bitini Xuma wazalwa ngo-1893 emndenini ohloniphekile wamaXhosa eTranskei. Kusukela … Read more

Akuselona leli kheli – Kusuka ekubeni uPoint Road kwaba uMahatma Ghandi Road

Yethiwe kanjalo ngoba ihamba eceleni kwesiqeshana somhlaba esincanyana esisogwini lweTheku, akusikho okokuqala ukuthi uPoint Road ashintshwe. Ngesinye isikhathi, sonke isigaba sePhoyinti kusuka kuSmith Street kuya emlonyeni wechweba sasiphethe abaphathi betheku, futhi saqanjwa ngoScott Street ngegama likaJohn Scott owayenguLieutenant- Governer waseNatali kusukela ngo-1856 kuya ku-1864. UMahatma Ghandi uhlala eyisithonjana samazwe onke sokuthula nenkululeko kubo bonke labo … 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

Akuselona leli kheli – Kusuka ekubeni uNorthern Freeway kwaba uRuth First Freeway

Umgwaqo u-M4 Northern Freeway uhlanganisa iTheku namaphethelo asenyakatho ne-KZN North Coast (ngenkathi uM4 Southern Freeway uxhuma i-CBD nesikhumulo sezindiza i-Durban International kanye ne-KZN South Coast). Umgwaqo onguthelawayeka waseNyakatho wumgwaqo obalulekile osendleleni eya edolobheni futhi wagcina ukwenziwa ngcono ngo-2004. Isithombe ngakwesobunxele sikhombisa iDurban North ngawo-1930, kulokho okwakuzoba yiNorthern Freeway. URuth First wazalelwa eGoli ngo-1925. Wajoyina iqembu … Read more

Akuselona leli kheli – Kusuka ekubeni uNMR Avenue kwaba uMasabalala Yengwa Avenue

UNMR Avenue waqanjwa ngomunye wemikhakha emidala kunayo yonke eNingizimu Afrika, iNatal Mounted Rifles, esesekhona njengamanje ekhombisa ukubalwa kwabantu ngama-21st century eThekwini. Indlunkulu yaseNatal Mounted Rifles isekhoneni lalapho okwakunguNMR Avenue noWalter Gilbert Road. Isakhiwo esihle sesimanjemanje esaziwa ngeNMR House kwake kwaba yisakhiwo sezindiza iStamford Hill. UMasabalala Bonnie Yengwa wazalwa ngo-1923 eduzane naKwa- Maphumulo eNatali. Wathonywa kakhulu … Read more

Akuselona leli kheli – Ukuqanjwa kabusha kwemigwaqo yaseThekwini

Ngasekuqaleni kuka-2007 iningi le-African National Congress kuMasipala weTheku lagunyaza inqubo yokuqanjwa kabusha kwamagama emigwaqweni eyaholela ekuqanjweni kabusha kwemigwaqo evelele engaphezu kwekhulu ngemuva kwabantu abahlukahlukene abalwa nemibuso yamakholoni nobandlululo. Lenqubo yaholela ezingeni elingakaze libonwe lomphakathi kanye nempikiswano. Phakathi kokushintshwa kwamagama okuqala kwakhulu zedolobha nezikhulu zamasosha, amayunithi, izakhiwo nemicimbi, kanye nezakhamizi ezinethonya, eziningi zazo ezabuyela emuva ngawo-1850s. … Read more