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Empangeni, which borders on Richards Bay, was a neat little town before the hordes plundered it. Google Streetview

South Africa: Norwegian missionary town laid to waste

In 1851, the Norwegian Missionary Society established a mission station on the banks of the eMpangeni river. The river was named after the profusion of Mpange trees (Trema guineensis) growing along its banks. The town of Empangeni, as most other towns in the province of KwaZula Natal, has virtually been burnt to the ground.

Published: July 15, 2021, 1:31 pm

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