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Cheers to Summer! Shake it, serve it, sip it…


As it starts to warm up, the Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani hotel’s Panorama Bar will be serving up a taste of summer that promises to beat the heat. Panorama Bar is set to shake up the conventional sundowner scene by offering guests more than just a trendy atmosphere to …

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Turkish Airlines Announces Brand New Flight Route to Durban

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In 2015 The World Routes Development Summit, as the largest and most premier aviation and tourism event in the Routes portfolio, attracting the most senior representatives from airlines, airports and tourism authorities who wish to meet, discuss and plan new and existing global flight routes, has brought the summit to the African continent for …

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Durban Ice Arena returns this week


A new venue, a new ice surface, brand new ice skates and amazing new elements of fun for everyone! Opening Thursday 24th September! After many months of planning and construction, one of Durban’s most iconic and historic recreational facilities, is back on the map, and is bigger and better than …

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Qatar Airways announces new international flight route to Durban

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MEC for Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs of KZN Highlights new Qatar Airways Durban Route at World Routes Summit The province of KwaZulu-Natal, together with the Airports Company of South Africa (ACSA) has invested heavily in the establishment of King Shaka International Airport and the surrounding state-of-the-art Dube TradePort …

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Friday Fan Day Photo Gallery 18/09/2015

By Kyle Woodenberg Photography

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 info@5stardurban.co.za – Post them on our Facebook Page http://www.facebook.com/5stardurban – Or you can also tag us in them …

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Government sets aside R450 million for KZN Agri-parks

National Minister for Rural Development and Land Reform Mr Gugile Nkwinti together with KZN MEC for Agriculture and Rural development Mr Cyril Xaba and KZN Agriculture and Rural Development Head of Department Dr Siphiwe Mkhize, unpacking
more on the Agri-Parks Programme

Government has set aside R450 million for the establishment of Agri-parks in KwaZulu-Natal out of a total budget of R2 billion for the national roll out, making it the province with the most allocated Agri-Parks. Ten sites have been identified for the establishment of Agri-parks which are at different stages …

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DUT digi-fest another success


The Durban University of Technology (DUT) hosted its quirky second annual Digital Festival this weekend. The festival aims to create a platform for staff and students from the faculty of Arts and Design to showcase their creativity. This year’s theme sought to demonstrate how DUT uses technology in education. Amidst …

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Durban Roots Heritage Day Braai & Photographic Tour


Durban Roots, in association with our many gracious sponsors is thrilled to announce that we will be hosting our very first Heritage Day Braai and Photographic Tour on 24 September 2015. Are your Heritage Day plans are looking a bit dull? Well they don’t have to be! We are calling …

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