No Longer at This Address – From Northern Freeway to Ruth First Freeway

The M4 Northern Freeway links Durban to its northern suburbs and the KZN North Coast (while the M4 Southern Freeway connects the CBD with Durban International Airport and the KZN South Coast). The Northern Freeway is an important arterial route into the city and was last upgraded in 2004. The photograph to the left shows … Read more

Akuselona leli kheli – Kusuka ekubeni uStanger Street kwaba uStalwart Simelane Street

UStanger Street yaqanjwa ngoWilliam Stanger waba wuMcwaningi Jikelele waseNatali wokuqala futhi wayebambe iqhaza elikhulu ekunikezeni iTheku indlela elisebenza ngayo. Yize impumelelo kaStanger ingasagujwa igama lomgwaqo, idolobha laseStangerstill liliigcinile igama lakhe, kanjalo neStangeria eriopus, eyaziwa nangokuthi yiStanger’s cycad, uStanger akabonwanga njengensika futhi wayibuyiselwa eNgilandi ukuyohlolwa. Wazalwa ngo-1910, uStalwart Simelane wayengumholi ovelele we-ANC eNatal ngawo-1950. Ngaphambi kwalokho, … Read more

Akuselona leli kheli – Kusuka ekubeni u-Alice Street kwaba uJohannes Nkosi Street

U-Alice Street waqanjwa ngegama likaGrand Duchess u-Alice Maud Mary waseHesse, indodakazi yesibili yeNdlovukazi uVictoria noPrince Albert. Wazalwa ngo-1843 eBuckingham Palace futhi wabhapathizwa nguMbhishobhi Omkhulu waseCanterbury. U-Alice wagcina eshade neNkosana uLouis waseHesse (iHesse kwakuyisifunda esiseMpumalanga yeJalimane) kepha hhayi ngaphambi kokuncelisa ubaba wakhe ngesikhathi somkhuhlane omncane we-typhoid owathatha impilo yakhe. UJohannes Nkosi wayengomunye wabaholi bokuqala beqembu lamaKhomanisi … Read more

Akuselona leli kheli – Kusuka ekubeni uNorthern Freeway kwaba uRuth First Freeway

Umgwaqo u-M4 Northern Freeway uhlanganisa iTheku namaphethelo asenyakatho ne-KZN North Coast (ngenkathi uM4 Southern Freeway uxhuma i-CBD nesikhumulo sezindiza i-Durban International kanye ne-KZN South Coast). Umgwaqo onguthelawayeka waseNyakatho wumgwaqo obalulekile osendleleni eya edolobheni futhi wagcina ukwenziwa ngcono ngo-2004. Isithombe ngakwesobunxele sikhombisa iDurban North ngawo-1930, kulokho okwakuzoba yiNorthern Freeway. URuth First wazalelwa eGoli ngo-1925. Wajoyina iqembu … Read more

I-Africa’s Travel Indaba Iyabuya

I-Africa’s Travel Indaba ingomunye wemincimbi yezokuvakasha omkhulukazi e-Afrika. Lo mcimbi uzobuya kulonyaka ngemuva kweminyaka emibili ungekho ngenxa ye-Covid 19. Ukuqubuka kobhubhane i-Covid 19 kuphazamise izinto eziningi emhlabeni njikelele yaphoqa amabhizinisi amaningi ukuthi eyeke ukusebenza noma athole izindlela ezintsha zokuqhubeka nokusebenza. Indaba ngokuhlangayela itshengisa umhlaba kabanzi ngezokuvakasha zaseNingizimu Afrika kanye namazwe aseningizimu ye-Afrika (Southern Africa), ikhuthaza … Read more

Akuselona leli kheli – Chief Albert Luthuli

Njengoba kukhunjulwa uSuku lwamaLungelo Abantu ngoMgqibelo owedlule kubonakale njengesikhathi esifanele ukukhuluma ngoChief Albert Luthuli, ongomunye owabamba iqhaza eliqavile emkhankasweni wokulwa namaphasi oholele embhikishweni waseSharpeville owawungoMashi 1960. Yize wayengekho ngosuku lokudutshulwa kwabantu eSharpeville (wayengyfakazi ePitoli), njengoMongameli Jikelele we-ANC kwakunguLuthuli owethula ‘Year of the Pass’ – umkhankaso kazwelonke okwakuhloswe ngawo ukuqeda umthetho wamapasi. Kepha yize ayebambe iqhaza … Read more