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

Akuselona leli kheli – kusuka ekubeni iDavenport Road kwaba iHelen Joseph Road

Ngomhlaka 9 Agasti 1956 izinkulungwane zabesifazane bazo zonke izinhlanga bamasha baya e-Union Buildings ePitoli. Inhloso yabo kwakuwukuhambisa uhlu lwezikhalazo kuNdunankulu wangaleso sikhathi, u J.G.¬†Strijdom, ukuphikisana nemithetho yamapasi owawuthi abantu abamnyama base-Afrika ukuthi baphathe uhla lwamadokhumenti, okufaka phakathi isithombe, amarekhodi okuqashwa, ukukhokhwa kwentela kanye namarekhodi obugebengu, okwenza uhulumeni akwazi ukuqhubeka nokuvimba ukuhamba kwabantu abangebona abamhlophe. Bekungekho … Read more

Ushintsho kuMaspala weTheku ngemuva kokhetho lohulumeni basekhaya

Ukhetho lohulumuni basekhaya olube ngomhlaka 1 Novemba lulethe izinguqhuko ebezingalindelekile iqembu elibusayo i-African National Congress (ANC) esifundazweni saKwaZulu Natali. Selokhu kwaphatha uhulumeni wentando yeningi, uMaspala weTheku ubuholwa i-ANC. Ngokhetho lwango- 2016, i-ANC yakwazi ukuwina ukhetho ngo-56% wamavoti kulonyaka bathole u-42% kuphela. Lokho kube ushintsho lokuqala emuva kwesikhathi eside i-ANC iqhwakele kwesobuholi. Kuqopheke umlando ngalemiphumela eshiye … Read more

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