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Friday Fan Day Photo Gallery – 19/9/2014

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Friday Fan Day Photo Gallery Our selection of the best pics of Durban and KZN submitted to us this week! We are extremely fortunate to live in such a beautiful part of the world and to call Durban our home.  So let’s brag a little and show the world just how beautiful …

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Get the uShaka Heritage Day Vibe!

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Dance to the beat of uShaka drums on the best ever Heritage Day Prior to naming Wednesday, September 24 Heritage Day, it was known as Shaka Day, so what better place to celebrate the colourful cultures of our Country!  There’s something for everyone with fun parades, traditional dance, music and …

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Super Cycle Fan is back after 2 years for charity!

Garth Lezard up front with staff & residents from the Queensburgh Cheshire Home

Since December 2010, Garth Lezard, a local photographic journalist and super cycling rugby fan, has been to 24 countries, 6 continents and met over 16 super rugby teams all on a bicycle, in order to raise funds and create awareness for the Cheshire Disability Homes and Services. Having taken on …

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Throw Back Thursday: Durban’s Town Halls

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Throw Back Thursday: Durban’s Town Halls Durban’s first town hall; the foundation stone was laid in 1883 and it was used as the Town Hall from 1885 to 1910 when the new Durban Town Hall (an almost exact replica of Belfast’s City Hall), just across the road, came into use. …

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R1.8bn Suncoast Upgrade

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A R1.8 billion expansion of Durban’s landmark Suncoast casino has been given the nod, clearing the way for a doubling of the existing complex. The project by Tsogo Sun will be the biggest single investment in the history of the beachfront and will take three years to complete. All the …

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Goldfish in Recovery after Brain Surgery!

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Looks like George the goldfish will get to float around its pond and munch on fish flakes for much longer. Over the past year, the 10-year-old goldfish in Melbourne, Victoria, developed a brain tumour, affecting its ability to eat, swim and even interact with the other fish in his pond. …

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New Dolphin Show Delights!

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Ushaka Sea World now boasts a brand new show! 5 Star Durban was invited to review and tell all about the new show, which was absolutely delightful!   Young and old were squealing with delight even before the acts started, as the cameras picked up funny moments via the big …

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Barefoot from CPT to DBN for Breast Cancer

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It took breast cancer to strike twice, once fatally, to spur a man on to take to the road, barefoot, from Cape Town to Durban, to raise awareness for the disease. Paul Ucheck’s wife died twenty years ago from breast as she never discovered the lump in time. “Last year, …

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Extra show to see Noah

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Extra show to see Trevor Noah Tickets to all three Durban comedy shows by award-winning comedian Trevor Noah have sold out. Fortunately for Durbanites who missed out on purchasing tickets for the September 26, 27, and 28 shows at Suncoast Casino, an additional date has been added. Suncoast announced this …

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Earth in the Sun’s Crosshairs, Could Knock Out High Tech

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The sun has taken aim at Earth and delivered what could be a knock-out blow to modern technology. On Wednesday a massive solar flare was detected and blasted radiation toward Earth. However, the resultant Coronal Mass Ejection or CME is expected to hit the home planet on Friday. “Solar activity …

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