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 […]

Slavery expert is to rescue island’s ancient archives

Unique St Helena records dating back more than 300 years are to be rescued from possible “catastrophic loss”. Many of the ancient documents in the archives at The Castle in Jamestown are already in very poor condition because of a lack of temperature controls, according to St Helena Government. Some have been attacked by insects […]

Honour for St Helena’s Zulu prisoner

A hospital in South Africa is to be named after the Zulu king who was exiled to St Helena, according to the IOL News website. It says Durban’s King George V Hospital will be renamed Inkosi Dinuzulu Hospital, after the last Zulu king to command regiments in battle against colonialism. Dinizulu arrived on St Helena […]