Abafundi bezobuciko bashise izikhotha eThekwini

Abafundi bezobuciko besintu baseNyuvesi yaKwaZulu-Natal bashise izikhotha emcimbini obizwa nge-Annual African Calabash ngomhlaka-12 kuMfumfu kowe-2018 owenzeke eHoward College Theatre eThekwini. Ngokuholwa uDokotela Patricia Opondo, abafundi benze ezibukwayo ngesigubhu, kwachazeka izithameli zomcimbi. Babuke lapha ezansi bezitika futhi benandisa izihambeli ngobuciko besintu: Awuke uzwe umsindo lapho becula futhi bezigqaja ngesinti, bethi Ngiyabonga Ngonyama. Article Overview The article … Read more

Angeke Life Usiko Lethu – Thee Legacy

Sike sathola ithuba lokubuka iqembu laseThekwini lesicathamiya linandisa futhi lidlulisa umyalezo omuhle ngeculo elikhuthaza ukuqhuba usiko lethu ngenyanga edlule uMfumfu kowe-2018. Lapha ke, sishicilela amagama eculo le-Thee Legacy elimnandi futhi elinomyalezo ohlabahlosile nophucuzekile elithi “Angeke Life Usiko Lethu”. Ukuthi usiko lwethu luhambe kanjena Siyazibonela nje, Siyazazela nje Siyazenzela. Angeke lufe usiko lethu   Awuke ulilalele lapha ngezansi: … Read more

No Longer at This Address – From Jan Smuts Highway to King Cetshwayo Highway

King Cetshwayo kaMpande, after whom Jan Smuts Highway in Durban is now named, is considered to be the last king of an independent Zulu kingdom. Apparently standing at nearly two metres tall, and weighing in excess of 150kgs, Cetshwayo showed his might by first taking control of his father’s kingdom while King Mpande was still alive, and then going … Read more

No Longer at This Address – From King George V Avenue to Mazisi Kunene Avenue

Last week we wrote about the book, Emperor Shaka the Great, which is finally being published in its original isiZulu. This week we thought that we would focus on its author, Professor Mazisi Kunene, freedom fighter, literary icon and poet. Kunene spent much of his adult life abroad, but never lost ties with his fellow activists back home, actively … Read more

No Longer At This Address – Dr Langalibalele Dube Street

This past Sunday marked the 105th anniversary of the founding of the ANC. Originally called the South African Native National Congress (SANNC), the political organisation was formed on the 8th January 1912, in response, in part, to the Natives Land Act which once passed into law would create separate reserves for black people, and prohibit … Read more

Durban Street Names

Many of the major streets in Durban have been renamed to honour heroes of the liberation struggle. Aliwal Street is renamed after Samora Machel – who was a Mozambican military commander, revolutionary socialist leader and eventual President of Mozambique.  Machel led the country to independance in 1975 until his death in 1986, when his presidential aircraft crashed … Read more