Explore Ashton in South Africa
Ashton in the region of KwaZulu-Natal is a town in South Africa - some 309 mi or ( 498 km ) South-East of Pretoria , the country's capital city .
Current time in Ashton is now 08:23 PM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Johannesburg " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Maseru, Mbabane, Umyozene, Umvoti Mouth, and Tinley Manor. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Maseru . We saw some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Ashton ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
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Stanger Manor Secondary School
Stanger Manor Secondary School is a public high school located in Stanger / KwaDukuza on the north coast of South Africa.
Located at -29.32 31.28 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
Dinuzulu kaCetshwayo (1868 – 18 October 1913) was the king of the Zulu nation from 20 May 1884 until his death in 1913. He succeeded his father Cetshwayo, who was the last king of the Zulus to be officially recognized as such by the British. Zululand had been broken up into 13 smaller territories after the Anglo-Zulu War, and Cetshwayo, and subsequently Dinuzulu, administered one of them.
Shaka kaSenzangakhona (c. 1787 – c. 22 September 1828), also known as Shaka Zulu, was the most influential leader of the Zulu Kingdom. He is widely credited with uniting many of the Northern Nguni people, specifically the Mtetwa Paramountcy and the Ndwandwe into the Zulu Kingdom, the beginnings of a nation that held sway over the portion of southern Africa between the Phongolo and Mzimkhulu Rivers, and his statesmanship and vigour marked him as one of the greatest Zulu kings.
The Shaka Memorial is a provincial heritage site in Stanger in the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa. It marks the resting place of the Zulu King Shaka near the site where he was assassinated by his half-brothers Dingane and Mhlangana while sitting on a rock near the barracks at his capital Dukuza. According to the 1938 Government Gazette, the monument was made in Newcastle and erected in 1932 on the site of King Shaka's grave.
2002 Charlotte's Dale train collision
The Charlotte's Dale train crash was the collision of a commuter train with a freight train in the town of Charlotte's Dale, 42 miles from Durban in South Africa on 6 February 2002. The commuter train was a regular service traveling from Durban to outlying towns and most of the passengers on board were school children returning home following the end of school shortly before.
Located at -29.39 31.26 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
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