Ilanga lase Natal

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Ilanga lase Natal (“The Natal Sun” - Sometimes also written "Ilanga Lase Natal"), was a Natal based newspaper and printing press, The first Zulu newspaper newspaper, it was founded by John L. Dube in 1903. Articles chiefly in Zulu, though some in English.

The printing press founded in 1936-1945

Editorial history


John L. Dube, Dec. 1903-Jan. 18, 1936;


Ohlange, Phoenix 1903-1936

Ilanga Lasa Natal, December, 1936-June 1945

Bantu Press, July 1945-July 1962;

Banner News Agency, Aug. 1962-Mar. 6, 1965.


Jordan Kush Ngubane (South African writer) Lewis Nkosi (South African author)


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