Category: History

Durban Wins 7 Wonder City!

We are a New 7 Wonder City!! Durban has been thrust into the international spotlight!! We have been named one of the New7Wonders Cities. Yes, it’s time to celebrate. The results of the global vote were announced in Dubai on…

Madiba: A World Icon is Remembered.

Former president Nelson Mandela’s widow, Graca Machel, says it’s the responsibility of every person in the world to ensure his legacy lives on. Our beloved Madiba passed away on this day exactly a year ago. Machel spoke at a wreath-laying…

Christmas Lights in Durban

The Magic of Christmas Lights in Durban. Can you remember it? Last year the Christmas Lights display in Victoria Park were made up of flamingos, castles, dolphins and others which are more Christmas-oriented. Apart from a glowing Nativity scene, children…

Violence Against Women and Children Has to Stop!

Every Year The Country Dedicates 16 Days Of Activism For No Violence Against Women And Children. The National Campaign Started on Tuesday And We Urge You All To Support This Cause! In recent days the violent and brutal stories of abuse…

Royal Hotel and It’s Amazing History!

The Royal Hotel Durban – History in the making!! The Royal Hotel Durban has stood at the centre of Durban and its history for more than 150 years.  It has grown with the City and stands proud of its tradition…

History – On This Day In 1989

This Day In History In 1989 Saw Former President F.W. De Klerk Opened All South African Beaches To All Races! In 1989 on the 16th of November, President F.W de Klerk announced that South African beaches would be opened to…

Playhouse Theatre – Throwback Thursday

The Playhouse Theatre Is A Landmark Of Culture And History In Durban. Our Throwback Thursday Is Dedicated To This Monument Of Durban’s History! One of Durban’s historic landmarks, this building started out as a picture palace 1896 and was rebuilt…

Airports Of Durban – Throwback Thursday

Airports In Durban – Flying Back Through The Ages Airports in Durban go back many years before King Shaka International Airport. The first airport in Durban was called the Louis Botha Airport. This replaced the Stamford Hill Aerodrome which was…

Diwali Greetings Durban – Let’s be safe!

Durban is the place to be this Diwali!! Hindus across the world today will celebrate the festival of lights, Diwali/Deepavali. The festival of Diwali is to celebrate the triumph of good over evil. Light represents knowledge, so the light represented…

Umhlanga and it’s Amazing History

Amazing stories of Umhlanga land sale, crops, hotels and the lighthouse. We found this incredible article written by The Ridge Online about the incredible history about Umhlanga and the North of Durban. The area to the north of Durban, including…

Throwback Thursday – Cell Phones Through The Ages

Throwback Thursday – The Evolution Of the Cell Phone This week’s Throwback Thursday pays homage to something  that is such a huge part of our everyday lives, our cellular phone. 2014 marks 20 years that cell phones have been available…

Supercars Making History in Durban

Watch the Video of over 200 Supercars making history! Last Sunday The IBV Supercar Club broke a new Guinness World Record for the most amount of money for charity raised by a parade of supercars.

Two hundred supercar owners came together…

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