Mzimhlophe /Qhudeni

Mzimhlophe, an area about 60m km north of Kranskop in central Natal was founded on Trust land in the Nkandla district of KwaZulu as a  place of relocation, The name means “white home”, named as it was after the shiny tin huts  erected by new residents when they were first relocated there. The place was also known as Qhudeni because it was closer to a trading store or bus stop by that name. Across the valley from Mzimhlophe there was Gubazi and behind it Singabantu which were also relocation settlements.


References:
• Forced Removals In South Africa – The Surplus People’s Reports, Vol.1, Natal, January 1983, p. 17
•  Forced Removals In South Africa – The Surplus People’s Reports Vol.4, Natal, January 1983, pp.354-356.

Last updated : 19-Jun-2013

This article was produced for South African History Online on 06-Jun-2013