The great explorer born into a family of Islamic legal scholars in Tangier, Morocco, on 25 February 1304, during the reign of the Marinid dynasty. His family belonged to a Berber tribe known as the Lawata. As a young man, he would have studied at Continue Reading


The town of KwaDukuza was originally the site of King Shaka’s kraal and so the history of the town has strong links to the Zulu king. In the middle of town is the King Shaka Visitor Center which houses one important item related to Shaka. The Continue Reading

The site of the burial grounds of kabakas and other members of the Baganda royal family. The Baganda belong to the Bantu speaking people and date their political civilization back to the 13th century AD. According to oral traditions, the first Kabaka of Buganda was Continue Reading

Τhe North African campaign between the forces of the British Empire and the German-Italian army commanded in the field by Erwin Rommel in World War II. Having taken Tobruk in June 1942, Rommel advanced into Egypt but had been checked and beaten at Alam Halfa Continue Reading