No Longer at This Address – Chief Albert Luthuli

With Human Rights Day being commemorated last¬†Saturday it seemed the right time to talk about Chief Albert Luthuli, one of the key actors in the anti-pass campaign that led to the March 1960 Sharpeville protest. While he¬†wasn’t actually present on the day of the Sharpeville shootings (he was testifying in Pretoria), as President General of … Read more

Durban Makes the NYT Top Ten!

It’s been all over social media for the past few weeks, so most people have likely already read about it, but we’re so proud of our little city that we thought we’d add our voice to the masses, and say “Well done Durbs!”. South Africa is a wonderful tourist destination, with our myriad of cultures … Read more

No Longer at This Address – Moses Mabhida Stadium

In this series, No Longer at This Address, we focus on the new road names in Durban, and the people that they’re named in honour of. And while Moses Mabhida’s namesake is not a road, the soccer stadium is such a massive part of Durban’s new skyline (and its soul) that we thought it was … Read more

Durban: The Coolest City in South Africa

Social media sites have been abuzz with a CNN article that cites Durban as the coolest city in South Africa – something that we definitely thought was worth sharing (although the folks at Ulwazi already know it’s true!). According to the article that was published last week, many overseas visitors overlook Durban when planning their … Read more

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

Durban Then and Now

This past Saturday saw the famous horse racing event, The Durban July, take place at Greyville Race Course. People flock from all over the country for this great event, but they don’t take it quite as seriously as back in the day when the event was celebrated as a public holiday! Click here to watch … Read more