Akuselona leli kheli – Kusuka ekubeni uCowey Road kwaba uProblem Mkhize Road

Njengba kunezinguquko ezweni lonkana sicabanga ukuthi umqondo omuhle ukuthi sibhale ngomlando omncane waseNingizimu Afrika, wakamuva nowedlule. Akubonakali kungenzeka, kodwa cishe eminyakeni eyisikhombisa edlule lapho impi namagama emigwaqo yaseThekwini yaqala. Emizamweni yokwamukela omunye umlando waseNingizimu Afrika owawukhohlakala kaula ngesikhathi sobandlululo, amagama emigwaqo eThekwini amaningi aguqulwa ngo-2007. Izinguquko azizange zithathwe kahle, futhi kwalandela izimpi zenkantolo ezinde nezingxoxo … Read more

Ubunzima ezindaweni zokudlela ngenxa yelockdown

Izindawo zokungcebeleka zisabhekene nobukhulu ubunzima selokhu kwafika ubhbhane lweCovid 19 ngonyaka owedlule. Kulo nyaka isimo sike sajabulisa ngesikhathi izwe libekwa kulevel 1 ngo Mashi 2021 kepha lokho kube injabulo yesikhashana. Ngemuva kwenkulumo kamongameli uCyril Ramaphosa mhla zingu 27 Juni, eyabuyisela izwe ku level 4 izindawo zokudlela (restaurants) eziningi ezindaweni ezahlukene eThekwini zenze okusemandleni ukuqhubeka nokusebenza … Read more

Ingabe lizoshintshwa igama ledolobha iDurban?

Maningi amagama emigwaqo, izakhiwo nezindawo ashintshiwe kusukela ngokhetho luka-1994. Uzokhumbula ukuthi eminyakeni eyedlule kuke kwaba undabuzekwayo ukushintswa kwamagama emigwaqo yeTheku namaphethelo. Kwaba nemibono eyahlukene evezwa ngabantu, bebodwa abathi asikho isidingo sokumosha izimali ngalolu shintsho abanye bethi lolu shintsho lungaba nomthelela ongemuhle kwezomlando. Ekugcineni ashintshiwe amagama amaningi aqanjwa ngezinqalabutho zomzabalazo. Kamuva ukushintshwa kwe-Port Elizabeth yabizwa nge-Gqeberha … Read more

Ukubongelwa ngokuGreda

Ukuthola iziqu zemfundo ephakeme kuyinto evame ukuthakaselwa nokujatshulelwa kakhulu ilabo abesuke benikezwa iziqu ngokusemthethweni nemindeni yabo. Ukujabula kakhulu kunomsuka ekuqondeni izivunguvungu eziningi abafundi ababhekana nazo endleleni yabo yokulanda iziqu zemfundo. Imindeni eminingi-ke iyaye ihlele imicimbi egubha umsebenzi walowo osuke esethole iziqu zemfundo ephakeme. Lapha kulendatshana sishicilele i-video ekhombisa imbongi uNksz. Nonhle Mkhize ebongela uNksz. Nokwanda … Read more

The People’s Hospital

Recently published, The People’s Hospital: A History of McCords, Durban, 1890s-1970s, looks at the story of one of Durban’s most important medical institutions. With its origins linked to medical missionaries, Dr James McCord and his wife Margaret, McCords has always had a reputation of being a compassionate institution, willing to fight the good fight on behalf of … Read more

Why Durban?

Darryl Davids, the Head of English at UKZN, and one of the team members responsible for Durban’s successful bid to be named a UNESCO World City of Literature says that he has been asked “Why Durban”? His response, appropriately, is “Why not Durban?”. But we thought that we’d take the opportunity to answer the question … Read more