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Seven lucky Leatherback turtles given a second chance!

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When a tiny leatherback hatchling was brought into uShaka Sea World’s rehabilitation centre recently after being found by an angler on Ansteys Beach, it was thought to be most unusual. Leatherback turtle hatchlings have rarely been found washed up on Southern KZN beaches. Later, it proved an even bigger surprise …

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There’s so much to do at uShaka Kids World annual Kids Festival!


Cowabunga dude! uShaka is calling all kiddies to come dressed up as their favourite cartoon character and stand a chance to win cool prizes. Choose from the Minion’s, Spongebob, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Barbie, Teen Titans, Frozen or whoever you’d like to be for a day, because uShaka Marine World is …

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Durban needs to focus on growing cruise tourism to both boost visitor numbers and spend and to facilitate enterprise development and job creation. In light of this, eThekwini Maritime Cluster (EMC) in partnership with eThekwini Municipality will be hosting a Cruise Conference following the fruitful inaugural first Annual Durban Maritime …

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U.S. Consulate General visits Ugu South Coast Tourism

From Left: Charmaine Redman US Embassy, Justin Mackrory USCT, Tobi Nxumalo US Embassy, Joshua Buxton US Embassy, Nikki Tilley USCT

In keeping with the sentiments of the Tourism industry at large, the currency fluctuations should prove to be a very positive thing for the South African economy. Supporting this notion and according to experts at FNB Corporate Communications through a media statement released yesterday by Senzi Dlamini `The vulnerability of …

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Rodriguez – Who said old age is boring!?


Sixto Diaz Rodriguez, the Mexican American folk singer who was oblivious to the fact that he had captured the hearts of millions in South Africa and Australia… Most know the story, and fans have been overjoyed at his willingness to perform night after night in his autumn years. The Sugarman …

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Durban’s Station Drive Boasts A Great New Gallery

Grace Kotze at Loading Bay Gallery in Durban
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In the past few years the popularity of Station drive amongst the hip, happening and creatives has seen an incredible spike – and yet another jewel in this gloriously edgy crown is the brand new art gallery, aptly named The Loading Bay.   Shelley Seid of Times Live: Called Loading …

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Master Classes With Andrew Draper – 2016

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I am humbled by how well these cooking demonstrations have been received in the last two years. Thank you all so much, for all your support. With lots of new friendships being forged and loads of good old belly laughs!… and some people learnt to cook and everyone left a …

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South Africa, best wine in the world


This year’s International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC) crowned South Africa’s Abrie Beeslaar at Kanonkop  Estate (situated on the lower slopes of the Simonsberg Mountain in Stellenbosch) the best wine in the world. The prestigious awards ceremony, held in London named the Stellenbosch wine estate “International Winemaker of the Year”. …

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It’s Official! Moses Mabhida Stadium will Integrate with The Durban ICC

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The Executive Committee today, 24 November 2015, approved the proposal to integrate Moses Mabhida Stadium under Durban’s Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre (ICC). Incorporating the stadium under the ICC was considered the most appropriate governance and management model as it would give the opportunity to maximise on all various …

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