On 21 July 1967, Chief Albert Luthuli met with his untimely death  under questionable circumstances. Today, 54 years later we remember this Nobel Peace Laureate (1961) and President General of the ANC (1952 – 1967).

NOBEL PEACE PRIZE

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Chief Albert Luthuli became the first African to receive the Nobel Peace Prize for his non-violent stance in the fight for liberation. He traveled to Oslo, Norway in December 1961 – an epic and ground-breaking event to receive his prize for the year 1960.

EVENTS

 

CHIEF ALBERT LUTHULI ANNUAL WALK / FUN RUN 2022

Be part of this iconic event where we literally retrace the steps Chief Albert Luthuli walked from his home in Groutville to his shop and fields on the banks of the Umvoti River.

The Luthuli Museum in partnership with the iLembe District Municipality, KwaDukuza Local Municipality, Provincial Department of Sports & Recreation and Enterprise iLembe are excited to announce the return of the much loved and supported: Chief Albert Luthuli Annual Walk / Fun Run Walk taking place on Saturday 23 July 2022 from 07:00 in Groutville.

EXHIBITIONS

The Luthuli Museum supports on-site and travelling exhibitions that honour, explore and inform about the legacy of Chief Albert Luthuli and the Liberation Movement. Our current and upcoming exhibitions include the following:

LUTHULI LEGACY WALK

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The Luthuli Legacy Walk & Fun Run is an annual commemorative event organised by the Luthuli Museum. The event is aimed at commemorating the passing of Chief Albert Luthuli on 21 July 1967. It takes place during the month of July to coincide with the date of his death.