I-Ohlange Institute

I-Ohlange Native Industrial Institute, njengoba yayaziwa ngaleso kanjalo, yasungulwa nguMfundisi John Dube ngo-1901. Wayaziwa njengoMafukuzela, ekhombisa amandla akhe nokukhuthala. Waba nguMongameli wokuqala weSouth African Native National Congress (SANNC), ngokuhamba kwesikhathi waphinde yabizwa nge-African National Congress (ANC). Wayephinde abe ngumhleli wokuqala wephephandaba Ilanga laseNatali kanye nothishanhloko wokuqala walokho namuhla okwaziwa nge-Ohlange High School. Umgomo wokuhola kaDube … Read more

KwaMuhle Museum, Durban

Contents 1 KwaMuhle Museum, Durban 1.1 History 1.2 A Socio-cultural Museum 1.3 Displays and Exhibitions KwaMuhle Museum, Durban History KwaMuhle Museum is housed in the former premises of Durban’s notorious Native Affairs Department. The Municipal Native Affairs Department was established in 1916, with John Sydney Marwick as its first manager. Marwick was given the name … Read more

Inanda Seminary

Inanda Seminary, founded by the American Board of Missions (ABM) in 1869 forms an integral part of the history of Inanda. Situated 25 kilometres north west of Durban, it became the first secondary school exclusively for African girls in southern Africa. Its reputation grew rapidly and the school soon attracted students from across the continent. … Read more

City Hall

Durban’s City Hall, home of the eThekwini Municipality, was designed by Stanley Hudson in the Modern Renaissance style and was completed in 1910.  It measures over 50m from the street level to the top of the dome and is made of stone up to the first cornice and, thereafter, cement and plaster. The stone was … Read more