Heritage Routes and Memorials
Icon Site Guide
The Icon Site Guide was produced by ISER Rhodes University (K Farrington, V Mqingwana, J Peires) on behalf of the Chris Hani District Municipality. Copyright vests with the Chris Hani District Municipality, but Rhodes University is allowed to circulate it for promotional and non-commercial purposes. Icon Site Guide
Amathole Heritage Initiative
The Amathole Heritage Initiative is a project of the Amathole District Municipality, the largest of the six district municipalities that make up South Africa's Eastern Cape province.
This initiative aims to promote and develop the heritage resources of the district through the establishment of a heritage route, the preservation of heritage sites and raising awareness of Amathole's cultural and historical assets.
The Amathole Heritage Route is made up of four sub-routes. These are the Maqoma, Sandile, Phalo and Makana routes. Read more
Sunday Times Heritage Project
In 2006-7, the South African History Archive teamed up with the Sunday Times Heritage Project to develop the archive material on this website
» Archbishop Desmond Tutu: East London Truth and Reconciliation Commission hearing.
» Athol Fugard: background to his play, ’Master Harold … and the boys’.
» Enoch Mgijima: The Eastern Cape prophet and the story of the Bulhoek Massacre.
» George Pemba: One of South Africa’s most talented, but unrecognised, artists.
» Happyboy Mgxaji: Mdantsane’s first great boxing hero.
» Nontetha Nkwenkwe: The Church of the Prophetess Nontetha survives to this day.
» Raymond Mhlaba: the first premier of the new Eastern Cape.