Tag Archives: Curries Fountain

Mother to Thirty Thousand

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While there seems to more politicking and less activism in many of today’s trade unions, there was a time in South Africa when the unions filled a very serious role in the fight for workers’ rights, which the government of the day were determined to squash. Curries Fountain, which now forms part of the Durban […]

I-1860 Museum neSam China Cup

Robbie Naidoo, Nithia Naidoo, Dhilosen Pillay, Farook Khan, Dr Ashwin Desai and Vinnie Sivabhadan at the opening night of the 1860 Museum

Ngo2016, i-1860 Museum yavula eChatsworth, KwaZulu-Natal. Le ndawo yokugcina amagugu, isungulwe nguMnu Dilosen Pillay kanti iyindawo yokuqala yalolu hlobo exhaswe ngabantu abazimele okuhloswe ngayo ukugcina umlando wabantu abangamaNdiya eNingizimu Afrika. Amagumbi ayisithupha ehhotela iSavera eChatsworth yiwona akha le museum, ezovuleleka emphakathini ukuba uzophakela ihlo. Igumbi ngalinye libheka kabanzi izikhathi ezithile emlandweni wamaNdiya, okubandakanya osopolitiki abadumile […]

The 1860 Museum & The Sam China Cup

Transvaal team, Sam China Cup Winners, 1961

Last Wednesday saw the opening of the 1860 Museum in Chatsworth, KZN. The brainchild of┬áMr Dilosen Pillay, the museum is the first privately funded museum dedicated to the history of Indian people in South Africa. Six rooms of Hotel Savera in Chatsworth make up the museum, which will be open to the public for viewing. […]