Carnival honours the memory of St Helena exiles

The exile of Zulus and Boer War prisoners on St Helena has been commemorated in a carnival and march led by the premier of KwaZulu-Natal Province in South Africa. Before the event at Woodburn Stadium in Pietermaritzburg, Senzo Nchunu urged people of all cultures to unite in paying tribute to figures such as the Zulu King […]

Help wanted: can you identify these old St Helena pictures?

Sergeant Arthur Jones brought home a souvenir of his days guarding prisoners of war on St Helena – an album of photographs. Many years later, his son presented the pictures to his old regiment’s museum. The photographs of Boer War prisoners from 1900-1902 – along with some local scenes – have since been published on the […]