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Best International Act nominations at the MAMA 2015 KZN

MTV Africa Music Awards 2015 KwaZulu-Natal

MTV Base (DStv channel 322) has revealed that Beyoncé, Big Sean, Chris Brown, Nicki Minaj and Rihanna have been nominated for Best International Act at the MTV Africa Music Awards KwaZulu-Natal 2015. The urban giants will go head to head at MAMA 2015, which is sponsored by KwaZulu-Natal in association …

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Vodacom Durban July 2015 – Over R250m spent by visitors

Horse racing closeup action of jockeys horses on race track

Restaurant owners, players in the hospitality sector and hawkers are smiling all the way to the bank after more than 70 000 revellers descended on the coastal City of Durban for Saturday’s Vodacom July horse racing event, and splashed a whopping R250 million on alcohol, food and accommodation. “This is …

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Celebrating 50 years of surfing

Surfer surfing ocean wave Durban water wave action beachfront

Durban, the South African Surf City par excellence will host the annual reunion of the international network of surf cities, World Surf Cities Network, from 1 to 4 July. The four-day programme will be filled with activities and encounters that will allow principal agents in the surf and sports industry …

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Cardboard Boat Racing

The 12th edition of the prestigious Durban International Boat & Lifestyle Show, South Africa’s biggest boating and outdoor lifestyle event on and around water, will be taking place at the Durban Marina over the weekend of 17 to 19 July 2015. The show presents a variety of marine craft, from one …

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Durban’s first lifesaving reality show – Durban Beach Rescue


Last week saw the launch of the much anticipated reality show, Durban Beach Rescue – A show in which we follow the dedicated team of Durban lifeguards as they watch over holidaymakers on Durban’s beaches. With unpredictable conditions, the lifeguards have zero tolerance for anyone who tries to break the rules …

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Uganda best exhibitor at tourism Indaba 2015

Indaba 2015 ICC

Uganda has scoped the best African exhibitor at the tourism fair, Indaba 2015 in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal. Indaba is one of the leading tourism marketing events in Africa and one of the top three ‘must visit’ events of its kind on the global tourism calendar. The announcement was made at the …

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Can tourism unite Africa?

Image Courtesy techdrive

Durban –  While tourism growth of 2% for 2014 shows an increased interest in Africa – infrastructure development, visa facilitation, air connectivity and lack of financing all pose a risk to rapid growth. These key issues formed the crux of a round-table ministerial discussion and debate on the current state …

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SA Remains Open to Welcome People From the World


South Africa will always be open to welcome people from around the world, says Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom. Minister Hanekom was speaking at the opening of the 2015 Tourism Indaba in Durban on Saturday. The event was attended by over 1000 exhibitors from 20 African countries, and about 2000 buyers …

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One on one with Dep. Min. of Tourism Ms. Tokozile Xasa


The Deputy Minister of Tourism Tokozile Xasa attended the opening of the Durban Tourism & National Geographic “Durban as never seen before” Exhibit at the KwaMuhle Museum in Durban.  Seen as the role-player who’s playing for our side, the side of Durban that is, she has been instrumental in the …

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