No Longer at This Address – From Windermere Road to Lillian Ngoyi Road

In this series of blog posts, No Longer at This Address, we look at the personal histories behind the new road names in Durban, and with this Saturday being Women’s Day in South Africa it seemed only appropriate that we pay tribute to one of SA’s great female leaders, Lillian Masediba Ngoyi. Lilian Ngoyi Road, … Read more

Josiah Gumede, 4th President of the ANC

As part of the Durban ANC centenary celebrations an exhibition of the life and times of Josiah Gumede opened on Thursday, 19 April at the KwaMuhle Museum in Bram Fischer Road, Durban. Gumede was honoured for the role he played in the struggle for political and socio-economic freedom for all in South Africa. The occasion … Read more

Anton Muziwakhe Lembede

Project leader Betsie Greyling has been conducting some excellent research into and preservation of materials relating to the life of Anton Lembede, the first president of the ANC Youth League who was born in Umbumbulu.  She has conducted interviews with family members and digitized documents and photographs.  These are available on the Ulwazi Community Memory, … Read more