Umlando waseCato Manor

ICato Manor esendaweni engamakhilomitha ayisihlanu ukusuka enkabeni yeTheku indawo ecebile ngamagugu amasiko nezepolitiki, yaqanjwa ngemeya yokuqala yeTheku, uGeorge Christopher Cato. Izakhamizi zokuqala zaseCato Manor, izingadi ezimakethe zaseNdiya, uCato athengisela kuzo umhlaba, kamuva zaqashisa imindenini yase-Afrika yayinqatshelwa ukuba nomhlaba. Isiko eliqhakazile, le-Afro-Indian elavela kule ndawo eyabiwe laba uphawu lwendawo. Izakhamizi zakhona ezingamaZulu zazazi inqwaba yemijondolo, amashibhini … Read more

Banana leaves in Indian culinary tradition – Durban, KwaZulu-Natal

Contents 1 Introduction 2 Eco-friendly kitchen tool 3 Banana leaf plates 4 Dishing up on a banana leaf 5 Medicinal properties of banana leaves Introduction When indentured labourers came to South Africa 150 years ago from India, they brought much of their culture and customs with them, and with it the use of banana leaves … Read more

The Phoenix Settlement

Contents 1 Communal Settlement 2 Phoenix Settlement Trust 3 Indian Opinion 4 Private School 5 Gandhi’s legacy continued 6 The settlement restored 7 Gandhi honoured   8 Sources Communal Settlement The Phoenix Settlement, established by Mahatma Gandhi in 1904,  is situated on the north-western edge of Inanda, some 20 kilometres north of Durban. Sita Gandhi writes:  “My grandfather’s … Read more