On 21 July 1967, Chief Albert Luthuli met with his untimely death  under questionable circumstances. Today, 56 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.

EVENT

 

NOKUKHANYA LUTHULI CHESS TOURNAMENT

The Luthuli Museum`s chess club, Chief Albert Luthuli Chess Club will be facilitating their Annual Nokukhanya Luthuli Chess Tournament on the 02 March 2024 from 07:30am – 16:30pm at the Luthuli Museum.

The tournament aims to honour and commemorate the life of Mama Nokukhanya Luthuli.

“I think what I value most about Nokukhanya is her integrity, which expresses itself in everything from her steadfast reliance on God, her devotion to me and our family, right down to such things as paying our accounts without delay…” – Chief Albert Luthuli

 

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.