Tag: memorial

  • Hector Pieterson

    On the corner of Khumalo and Pela streets in Soweto stands a symbol of the 1976 student uprising which lead to the death of young Hector Pieterson. Beside the Hector Pieterson Memorial is a museum in which you will discover the history of this struggle. For many South African's Hector Pieterson became a representative of the fight for freedom from apartheid, bringing glory to his sad death.

  • Just Nuisance

    Visitors to Simonstown in the Western Cape of South Africa may be surprised to see an impressive statue of a dog near the Simonstown Naval Base. This is the Just Nuisance Memorial, a memorial dedicated to a member of the Royal Navy – Able Seaman Just Nuisance, the dog.

  • Donkin

    Port Elizabeth’s Donkin Reserve is better known for it’s historical interest than its wildlife. In fact, the only wildlife you’ll find here are birds. Situated near the beach in the midst of a historical and commercial hub interspersed by inner city suburbia, the Donkin Reserve is essentially a small open public space which was proclaimed by the founder of the city, Sir Rufane Donkin. The ...