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Not many people realize the beautiful history behind many of Kwa-Zulu Natal’s river names. King Shaka kaSenzangakhona Zulu, one of the most influential monarchs of the Zulu Kingdom did not only conquer on the battlefield but he also played a significant role in naming the many different places and rivers he came across during his travels. Sifiso Mngoma, Durban Green Corridors’ intrepid blogger and traveler done some investigating and pulled together this fascinating history of some our local Durban rivers that were named by King Shaka.
We are so happy to finally be able to let you all know about an exciting project we have been working on for the last year and a half- HeyDurban. HeyDurban is a free lifestyle and entertainment mobile app that provides a comprehensive and interactive listing of events and venues in the city.. that you can access with just a couple of taps… HeyDurban’s tagline, ‘#BonaKonke’ says it all.
The GO!Durban Cycle Academy, which was launched in January this year, in an endeavour by the eThekwini Municipality to encourage and develop a culture of cycling in the city, is fast becoming a team to watch. Last weekend they notched up some impressive podium appearances at the Roag Stihl Sharks Classic that was held in Shongweni on Sunday (December 4).
The Emaphephetheni area, on the shores of Inanda dam and at the foot of the spectacular Inanda Mountain may be an area of rich natural beauty, scenery and bio-diversity but it is also one of the most impoverished communities in the City of eThekwini.
Rare (adjective) (of a thing) not found in large numbers and consequently of interest or value. When you think of rare animals, most people think Rhino, Panda Bears and that’s where it generally ends. But sometimes a closer look and you’ll find a whole lot of rare right here in your backyard.
Although forests make up one of the smallest ecosystems in the country, South Africa’s forests take many forms, not all forests are alike. And there are few cities in South Africa (if any) where you can enjoy such a diversity of easily accessible and different forest types as you can in Durban. There are few places where one can feel totally at ease and at one with nature than wondering through a forest, listening to the bird calls, appreciating the cool, damp air and marveling at the growth all around you. Forests are special places and all very unique in their own…