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Things to do in Durban: Logos Hope Gathers People

Things to do in Durban

More great things to do in Durban as Logos Hope has made her first ever visit to the city! Today saw the official opening of the worlds largest floating book fair, and she will be open to the public until the 3rd of April 2016. Logos Hope is more than …

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I Heart Market Takes Decorex To A Whole Other Level!

I Heart Market Decorex 2016

A proudly Durban initiative, the I heart Market takes place monthly at Moses Mabhida Stadium and serves as a lively platform for a vibrant selection of carefully chosen traders selling local hand made products. We are excited to announce that this ever-popular local market will be taking place alongside this …

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Logos Hope’s first visit to South Africa

Logo's Hope Floating Book Fair

Logo’s Hope Floating Book Fair, the world’s largest floating book fair will be in Durban Harbour as a part of their first South African Tour. Logos Hope, the world’s largest floating book fair, will soon make her first ever visit to South Africa. Many may still remember Doulos, Logos Hope’s …

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Take The Test: Do You Know Durban?


Everybody that knows the City of Durban just loves it, are you a Durban expert or Fundi? Take the test now to show everyone how much you know! Some exciting and interesting trivia and facts are just waiting for you today 🙂 Durban is not just a pretty face – …

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New Images: Tower Proposed for Durban


Durban Iconic Tower – Take another look at the spectacular tower proposed for Durban; Durban Iconic Tower No final decision has been made regarding the development and it is still in the proposal phase. A consultation process with affected communities and stakeholders is expected to begin next week and will …

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Friday Fan Day Photo Gallery 11/03/2016

By Siraj Paruk

Our selection of the best pics from across Durban and the province of KwaZulu-Natal this week! If you would like to have your awesome photos featured here, please send them to us by: – Email via info@5stardurban.co.za – Post them on our Facebook Page at http://www.facebook.com/5stardurban – Or you can …

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Durban: Top 10 Easy Ways to Save Water


On the back of all the noise and warnings about water levels – it’s time to take a serious look at ways to conserve water. eThekwini Municipality is going ahead with plans to enforce water restrictions that will make it imperative that every household save 15% on their average usage. …

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Tallest Building in Southern Hemisphere Proposed in Durban

After - an artists impression. Pic: Metropole Architects

A catalytic project concept was presented to members of the Economic Development and Planning Committee today, 9 March 2016, regarding the proposed Durban Iconic Tower. No final decision has been made regarding the development and it is still in the proposal phase. A consultation process with affected communities and stakeholders …

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eThekwini: Breaking these laws will cost you up to R40 000!


Durban: Ethekwini Municipality has introduced new by-laws which are set to be kicking in on Friday, 11 March. The new by-laws concentrating on “public nuisances” mean that offenders could face a fine of R40,000, or two years imprisonment. There have been mutterings and whispers of the proposed by-laws since late 2015, when the eThekwini …

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2016 Durban July Fashion Theme Announced!

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This year is shaping up – in terms of playing cards it would seem! With hearts, diamonds, clubs and spades the theme this year conjures images of Alice in Wonderland with playing cards morphing into one of my favourite childhood memories… We just can’t wait to watch our fashion powerhouses …

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