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Comrades House Museum

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The Comrades House Museum has been the home of the Comrades Marathon since 1988. Visitors browse many historic items and highlights of the great race, and are able to view the Comrades Marathon trophy and the Comrades Bowls trophy in person.

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C: Aerial 360 of UKZN Pietermaritzburg Main Campus

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D: Old Main Building on UKZN Pietermaritzburg Main Campus

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E: Aerial view of UKZN Golf Road Campus

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F: Mammal Hall of the Natal Museum in Pietermaritzburg

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G: Pietermaritzburg City Hall and Library

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J: Aerial pano above Cattle Arena of Royal Show Grounds, Pietermaritzburg

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The earliest fossil of the homo sapiens family (human beings) was found in Ethiopia, dating back more than 200,000 years. Compared to this length of time, even the "ancient Sumerians" from 6000 B.C. are drooling toddlers.

Let's mention a few African heroes you may have heard of, for inspiration in the face of the continued economic inequality and violence which plague Africa today: Nelson Mandela, first democratically elected President of South Africa, who fought against apartheid and served 27 years in prison while advocating freedom and peace. Haile Salassie, Emperor of Ethiopia, who resisted Mussolini and the fascist Italian invasion of WWII, and who is worshipped as an incarnation of God by the Rastafari movement. Kwame Nkrumah, first Prime Minister of Ghana, advocate of uniting Africa in Pan-Africanism. Fela Kuti, inventor of Afrobeat music, who declared his home to be an independent state, ran for president of Nigeria, and to whose funeral ONE MILLION PEOPLE came to pay their respects.

In June 2001 the African Union was formed, consisting of 53 African States organized, like in the EU, around common economic and political development.

Text by Steve Smith.

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